Event 45

The Essay

BBC Radio 3

Venue: BBC Tent

In this series, leading writers choose their favourite fictional female character and extract the lessons we could all learn from their lives on the page. Featuring Afua Hirsch, Bettany Hughes and Fiona Sampson

Broadcast from Monday 28 May to Friday 1 June at 10.45pm on BBC Radio 3.

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