150 years of feminism, Music journalist Sylvia Patterson, Scented rose grower Rosebie Morton

It's 150 years since Millicent Fawcett and other campaigners handed over their first petition for women's suffrage to Parliament. Jane Garvey and guests consider the impact a century and a half of feminism has had on women's lives.

Music journalist Sylvia Patterson shares highlights of her last 30 years writing about pop music - her days in the heyday of Smash Hits and NME, and interviewing some of the biggest names in the industry along the way.

Frustrated with the dull and scentless flowers on the market, Rosebie Morton started growing old-fashioned scented roses. Now she has a thriving business and looks after 30,000 roses and 1 million sweet peas.

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Tue 7 Jun 2016 10:00

The sweet smell of roses

The sweet smell of roses

Left to Right- Sylvia Patterson, Jane Garvey and Rosebie Morton

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterJane Garvey
Interviewed GuestSylvia Patterson
Interviewed GuestHelen Pankhurst
Interviewed GuestYvonne Roberts
Interviewed GuestLaura Perrins
Interviewed GuestLeyla Hussein
Interviewed GuestRosebie Morton
ProducerLucinda Montefiore

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