Sensational Women

Sarah Dunant picks six of the most famous, or infamous, authors of the 19th century and assesses the impact of their writing.

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Sarah Dunant reassesses six of the most famous, or infamous, authors of the 19th century. 1: Mary Braddon Producer Lore Windemuth Repeat

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Unknown: Sarah Dunant

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Sarah Dunant picks six 19th-century authors and assesses the impact of their writing. 2: Ouida. Maeve Binchy examines the life and books of Ouida.

Producer Lore Windemuth Repeat

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until 7pm Sarah Dunant assesses the work of six 19th-century authors. 3: Louisa May Alcott. Sarah Paretsky reads from Alcott's unknown thrillers. Producer Lore Windemuth Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970809]

Unknown: Sarah Dunant

Unknown: Sarah Paretsky

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Sarah Dunant picks six of the most famous, or infamous, authors of the 19th century and assesses the impact of their writing. 4: Rhoda Broughton

Producer Lore Windemuth Repeat

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Sarah Dunant assesses the impact of six 19th-century authors. 5: Lady

Caroline Lamb. Michele Roberts looks at a forerunner of sensational fiction. Producer Lore Windemuth Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970816]

Unknown: Sarah Dunant

Unknown: Caroline Lamb.

Unknown: Michele Roberts

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Sarah Dunant picks the last of six famous, or infamous, authors from the 19th-century and assesses the impact of their writing.

Margaret Oliphant. Elizabeth Jane

Howard reads the work of one of the most prodigious writers.

Producer Lore Windemuth Repeat

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Unknown: Sarah Dunant

Unknown: Margaret Oliphant.

Unknown: Elizabeth Jane

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Sarah Dunant picks six of the most famous, or infamous, sensation authors of the 19th century and assesses the impact of their writing. 1: Matj/BracMon Sairy Beauman reads extracts from the novelist who was condemned for rotting the moral fibre ofawhoie generation of young women. Producer Lore W!ndemuth

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Unknown: Sarah Dunant

Unknown: Sairy Beauman

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Sarah Dunant picks six of the most famous, or infamous, sensation authors of the 19th century and assesses the impact of their writing. 2: Ouida. Maeve Binchy examines the life and books of Ouida, who never had a lover but made a fortune from the passionate stories she wrote. Producer Lore Windemuth

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Unknown: Sarah Dunant

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Sarah Dunant picks six of the most famous, or infamous, sensation authors of the 19th century and assesses the impact of their writing. 3: Louisa MayAlcott. Sara Paretsky reads from Alcott's unknown thrillers and discovers a very different kind of writer to the one who wrote Little Women. Producer Lore Windemuth

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Unknown: Sarah Dunant

Unknown: Louisa Mayalcott.

Unknown: Sara Paretsky

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Sarah Dunant picks six of the most famous, or infamous, sensational authors of the 19th century and assesses the impact of their writing. 4: Rhoda Broughton. Celia Brayfield considers the erotic writing of a woman whose books made her so famous that she had an Arctic expedition named after her. Producer Lore Windemuth

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Unknown: Sarah Dunant

Unknown: Rhoda Broughton.

Unknown: Celia Brayfield

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Sarah Dunant picks six of the most famous, or infamous, sensational authors of the 19th century and assesses the impact of their writing. 5: Lady Caroline Lamb. Michele Roberts takes a look at one of the forerunners of sensational fiction. Producer Lore Windemuth

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Unknown: Sarah Dunant

Unknown: Lady Caroline Lamb.

Unknown: Michele Roberts

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Sarah Dunant picks six of the most famous, or infamous, sensational authors of the 19th century and assesses the impact of their writing. 6: Margaret Oliphant Elizabeth Jane Howard reads from one of the 19th century's most Prodigious writers. Producer Lore Windemuth

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Unknown: Sarah Dunant

Unknown: Margaret Oliphant

Unknown: Elizabeth Jane Howard

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970802]

Sarah Dunant reassesses six of the most famous, or infamous, authors of the 19th century. 1: Mary Braddon Producer Lore Windemuth Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970802]

Unknown: Sarah Dunant

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970807]

Sarah Dunant picks six 19th-century authors and assesses the impact of their writing. 2: Ouida. Maeve Binchy examines the life and books of Ouida.

Producer Lore Windemuth Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970807]

Unknown: Sarah Dunant

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970809]

until 7pm Sarah Dunant assesses the work of six 19th-century authors. 3: Louisa May Alcott. Sarah Paretsky reads from Alcott's unknown thrillers. Producer Lore Windemuth Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970809]

Unknown: Sarah Dunant

Unknown: Sarah Paretsky

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Sarah Dunant picks six of the most famous, or infamous, authors of the 19th century and assesses the impact of their writing. 4: Rhoda Broughton

Producer Lore Windemuth Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970814]

Unknown: Sarah Dunant

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970816]

Sarah Dunant assesses the impact of six 19th-century authors. 5: Lady

Caroline Lamb. Michele Roberts looks at a forerunner of sensational fiction. Producer Lore Windemuth Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970816]

Unknown: Sarah Dunant

Unknown: Caroline Lamb.

Unknown: Michele Roberts

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970821]

Sarah Dunant picks the last of six famous, or infamous, authors from the 19th-century and assesses the impact of their writing.

Margaret Oliphant. Elizabeth Jane

Howard reads the work of one of the most prodigious writers.

Producer Lore Windemuth Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970821]

Unknown: Sarah Dunant

Unknown: Margaret Oliphant.

Unknown: Elizabeth Jane

01Mary Braddon19970802

Sally Beauman reads extracts from the novelist who was condemned for rotting the moral fibre of a whole generation of young women.

01Mary Braddon19970802

Sally Beauman reads extracts from the novelist who was condemned for rotting the moral fibre of a whole generation of young women.

02Ouida19970808

Maeve Binchy examines the life and books of Ouida, who never had a lover but made a fortune from the passionate stories she wrote.

02Ouida19970808

Maeve Binchy examines the life and books of Ouida, who never had a lover but made a fortune from the passionate stories she wrote.

03Louisa May Alcott1997080919970814

Sarah Paretsky reads from Louisa May Alcott's unknown thrillers and discovers a very different kind of writer to the one who wrote `Little Women'.

03Louisa May Alcott1997080919970814

Sarah Paretsky reads from Alcott's unknown thrillers and discovers a very different kind of writer to the one who wrote `Little Women'.

05Lady Caroline Lamb19970816

Michele Roberts takes a look at one of the forerunners of sensational fiction.

05Lady Caroline Lamb19970816

Michele Roberts takes a look at one of the forerunners of sensational fiction.

06 LASTMargaret Oliphant19970822

Elizabeth Jane Howard reads from one of the 19th century's most prodigious writers.

06 LASTMargaret Oliphant19970822

Elizabeth Jane Howard reads from one of the 19th century's most prodigious writers.