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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 considers feminism's impact.

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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45 minutes

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  • 150 years of feminism

    Helen Pankhurst, Yvonne Roberts, Laura Perrins and Leyla Hussein discuss feminism

    Duration: 23:09

  • Sylvia Patterson

    Sylvia Patterson shares highlights of her last 30 years writing about pop music

    Duration: 12:28

  • Rosebie Morton

    Rosebie Morton talks about looking after 30,000 roses and 1 million sweet peas

    Duration: 06:17

The sweet smell of roses

The sweet smell of roses

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

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest Sylvia Patterson
Interviewed Guest Helen Pankhurst
Interviewed Guest Yvonne Roberts
Interviewed Guest Laura Perrins
Interviewed Guest Leyla Hussein
Interviewed Guest Rosebie Morton
Producer Lucinda Montefiore

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