Backwards And In High Heels

Stories of women quietly outperforming the men in their lives.

Commissioned to mark 100 years since the birth of Ginger Rogers, who famously did everything that Fred Astaire did - only backwards and in high heels.

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AR01Fascinating Marion2011040520150201 (BBC7)
20150202 (BBC7)

Stories of women quietly outperforming the men in their lives.

Commissioned to mark 100 years since the birth of Ginger Rogers, who famously did everything that Fred Astaire did - only backwards and in high heels.

By Joan Smith.

Teenager Stella is horrified when her practical mother invests in an outlandish hat.

Read by Melody Grove.

Journalist, critic and novelist Joan Smith is the author of the 'Loretta Lawson' detective novels and writes a regular column for The Independent.

Stella is horrified when her practical mother invests in an outlandish hat.

By Joan Smith. Stella is horrified when her practical mother invests in an outlandish hat.

Stories of women quietly outperforming the men in their lives. Commissioned to mark 100 years since the birth of Ginger Rogers, who famously did everything that Fred Astaire did - only backwards and in high heels.

'Fascinating Marion' by Joan Smith. Teenager Stella is horrified when her practical mother invests in an outlandish hat. Read by Melody Grove.

AR01Fascinating Marion2011040520150201 (BBC7)
20150202 (BBC7)

Stories of women quietly outperforming the men in their lives.

Commissioned to mark 100 years since the birth of Ginger Rogers, who famously did everything that Fred Astaire did - only backwards and in high heels.

By Joan Smith.

Teenager Stella is horrified when her practical mother invests in an outlandish hat.

Read by Melody Grove.

Journalist, critic and novelist Joan Smith is the author of the 'Loretta Lawson' detective novels and writes a regular column for The Independent.

Stella is horrified when her practical mother invests in an outlandish hat.

By Joan Smith. Stella is horrified when her practical mother invests in an outlandish hat.

Stories of women quietly outperforming the men in their lives. Commissioned to mark 100 years since the birth of Ginger Rogers, who famously did everything that Fred Astaire did - only backwards and in high heels.

'Fascinating Marion' by Joan Smith. Teenager Stella is horrified when her practical mother invests in an outlandish hat. Read by Melody Grove.

AR02Dressing Natalie2011040620120304
20150208 (BBC7)
20150209 (BBC7)

By Hannah Mcgill.

A woman puts pen to paper and writes to her bank manager after an unforeseen spending spree.

Read by Barbara Rafferty.

Writer and critic Hannah Mcgill is a former Artistic Director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

An unlikely spending spree requires a letter to the bank manager.

By Hannah McGill. A woman puts pen to paper and writes to her bank manager after an unforeseen spending spree. Read by Barbara Rafferty.

By Hannah McGill. An unlikely spending spree requires a letter to the bank manager.

By Hannah McGill. A lady writes to her bank manager after an unexpected spending spree.

Stories of women quietly outperforming the men in their lives. Commissioned to mark 100 years since the birth of Ginger Rogers, who famously did everything that Fred Astaire did - only backwards and in high heels.

'Dressing Natalie' by Hannah McGill. A woman puts pen to paper and writes to her bank manager after an unforeseen spending spree. Read by Barbara Rafferty.

AR02Dressing Natalie2011040620120304
20150208 (BBC7)
20150209 (BBC7)

By Hannah Mcgill.

A woman puts pen to paper and writes to her bank manager after an unforeseen spending spree.

Read by Barbara Rafferty.

Writer and critic Hannah Mcgill is a former Artistic Director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

An unlikely spending spree requires a letter to the bank manager.

By Hannah McGill. A woman puts pen to paper and writes to her bank manager after an unforeseen spending spree. Read by Barbara Rafferty.

By Hannah McGill. An unlikely spending spree requires a letter to the bank manager.

By Hannah McGill. A lady writes to her bank manager after an unexpected spending spree.

Stories of women quietly outperforming the men in their lives. Commissioned to mark 100 years since the birth of Ginger Rogers, who famously did everything that Fred Astaire did - only backwards and in high heels.

'Dressing Natalie' by Hannah McGill. A woman puts pen to paper and writes to her bank manager after an unforeseen spending spree. Read by Barbara Rafferty.

AR03 LASTSharing The Joke2011040720150215 (BBC7)
20150216 (BBC7)

'Sharing the Joke' by Reginald Hill.

A chief constable remembers her big break as she looks back over her career at her retirement dinner.

Read by Wendy Seager.

Acclaimed novelist and CWA Diamond Dagger winner Reginald Hill is the author of series including the 'Dalziel and Pascoe' novels.

By Reginald Hill.

A chief constable looks back on her career at her retirement dinner.

By Reginald Hill. A chief constable looks back on her career at her retirement dinner.

Stories of women quietly outperforming the men in their lives. Commissioned to mark 100 years since the birth of Ginger Rogers, who famously did everything that Fred Astaire did - only backwards and in high heels.

'Sharing the Joke' by Reginald Hill. A chief constable remembers her big break as she looks back over her career at her retirement dinner. Read by Wendy Seager.

AR03 LASTSharing The Joke2011040720150215 (BBC7)
20150216 (BBC7)

'Sharing the Joke' by Reginald Hill.

A chief constable remembers her big break as she looks back over her career at her retirement dinner.

Read by Wendy Seager.

Acclaimed novelist and CWA Diamond Dagger winner Reginald Hill is the author of series including the 'Dalziel and Pascoe' novels.

By Reginald Hill.

A chief constable looks back on her career at her retirement dinner.

By Reginald Hill. A chief constable looks back on her career at her retirement dinner.

Stories of women quietly outperforming the men in their lives. Commissioned to mark 100 years since the birth of Ginger Rogers, who famously did everything that Fred Astaire did - only backwards and in high heels.

'Sharing the Joke' by Reginald Hill. A chief constable remembers her big break as she looks back over her career at her retirement dinner. Read by Wendy Seager.