Proms at St Judes Literary Festival - Marie-Elsa Bragg interviews Jenni Murray
HISTORY OF BRITAIN IN 21 WOMEN
Jenni Murray is Known to millions as the owner of ‘the most beautiful voice on radio, ever’, Jenni Murray has been talking to us since her debut on local radio in Bristol in 1973. She was a presenter on Newsnight on BBC 2 and Today before taking over the Woman’s Hour chair from Sue MacGregor in 1987. Her broadcasting accolades are many including an OBE in 1999, a lifetime achievement award from the Media Society and a Sony Gold for an outstanding and exemplary career.
Her latest book A HISTORY OF BRITAIN IN 21 WOMEN was published last year. In 2011 she became Dame Jenni Murray. She talks to Marie-Elsa Bragg.
Marie-Elsa Bragg is half-French, half-Cumbrian writer, lecturer and spiritual leader with particular interest in women’s issues. She is a Priest in the diocese of London and Duty Chaplain of Westminster Abbey. Her debut novel TOWARDS MELLBREAK published in April is a hymn to the landscape of Cumbria and to a disappearing world.