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Bloody Brilliant Women, with Cathy Newman


In this episode we’ll explore Thatcherism: the woman and the movement. We’ll learn about her changing attitudes towards working women and the way in which all women in politics during her era were compared, favourably or unfavourably, to Thatcher herself. We’ll also see how women like Brenda Dean and Betty Cook took her on during the 1980s. '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