From 'mother's midday meal' to menopause, Woman's Hour celebrates 70 years



Radio 4 show Woman's Hour is celebrating its 70th birthday - and much has changed since the debut episode discussed "putting your best face forward".
The first presenter of the show, now fronted by Dame Jenni Murray and Jane Garvey, was a man - ex-RAF intelligence officer Alan Ivimey.
Ivimey, who specialised in "writing for and talking to women", lasted just three months and was replaced by Joan Griffiths.
The first edition of Woman's Hour was broadcast on October 7 1946.
The guests were Elsie Crump, a butcher's wife, Hollywood star Deborah Kerr and Labour politician and... read more

 
7 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 22
Source: Belper News
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