Marjorie Hurst


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Bloody Brilliant Women, with Cathy Newman


In this episode we’ll meet Marjorie Hurst, the founder of the Brook Street Bureau secretarial agency. Through her story we’ll explore the reinforcement of ‘women’s work’ as an established idea during the 1960s, and meet the women who were fighting back. 'Bloody Brilliant Women: The Pioneers, Revolutionaries and Geniuses Your History Teacher Forgot to Mention' is available in paperback from Waterstones ( and Amazon ( ), audiobook ( and eBook ( from Apple Books. Cathy Newman (Twitter): @cathynewman Cathy Newman (Instagram): cathynewmanc4 William Collins: @WmCollinsBooks