TV, Film & Radio

More than jam and Jerusalem. Learn about the Women's Institute with resources from the BBC. [Image: Members of Meifod WI, 1941. National Library of Wales/WikiCommons]

More than jam and Jerusalem. Learn about the Women’s Institute with resources from the BBC. [Image: Members of Meifod WI, 1941. National Library of Wales/WikiCommons]

Cake Bakers and Trouble Makers: Lucy Worsley’s 100 Years of the WI, BBC. This documentary was broadcast in 2015 to coincide with the 100 year anniversary of the Women’s Institute. You can view clips of the programme and resources produced by the BBC on the programme website.

Extraordinary Women, BBC. This is a selection of programmes and clips celebrating women in history, literature, politics and art.

Face to Face: Maya Angelou, BBC. On The Late Show with Jeremy Isaacs, originally broadcast in 1994, Angelou was interviewed about her life and work. It is currently available to watch on the BBC website.

Divine Women, BBC. This three part series was presented by Bettany Hughes and was broadcast on BBC in 2012. The Open University produced resources to accompany the series, which can be found on their website.

Sappho: Love & Life on Lesbos with Margaret Mountford, BBC. This documentary was broadcast in 2015. You can view clips of the programme and links to other resources produced by BBC on the programme website.

Suffragettes Forever! The Story of Women and Power, BBC. This series was presented by Amanda Vickery and was broadcast in 2015. You can view clips of the series and resources produced by the BBC on the programme website.

The Ascent of Woman, BBC. This three part series was presented by Amanda Foreman and was broadcast on BBC in 2015. The Open University produced resources to accompany the series, which can be found on their website.

For more audio broadcasts about women’s and gender history, see our Podcast Links.

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