Posted By claire on September 19, 2009
Title: BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week “Elizabeth’s Women”
Location: BBC Radio 4
Link out: BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week Website – You can listen live on the site or catch up with recordings.
Description: Emma Fielding reads from Tracy Borman’s biography of Elizabeth I, which explores the relationships she had with the women in her life
Start Date: 2009-09-21
Start Time: 9:45am UK Time (GMT), each episode repeated at 00.30 GMT
End Date: 2009-09-25
Monday 21st September: The influence of the life and death of Anne Boleyn on Elizabeth’s future.
Tuesday 22nd September: Elizabeth’s stepmother Katherine Parr sets an inspiring example.
Wednesday 23rd September: The public world of Elizabeth’s court and the greater intimacy of her private apartments.
Thursday 24th September: Elizabeth is compelled to confront that ‘bosom serpent’, Mary Queen of Scots..
Friday 25th September: In the final years of her reign, Elizabeth begins to lose her grip on matters at court.
You can listen online at the BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week Website – click top right “Listen Live – BBC iPlayer” or you can listen to recordings of each episode as they are published.