BBC2's Women of World War One (Monday) featured Kate
Adie, not on this occasion wearing a flak jacket, but soberly
dressed as befits a serious documentary presenter.
The programme was about the way the part played by women in the
Great War transformed their place in society. It began with St
Paul's words forbidding women to speak in church, over a shot of St
Botolph's in the City of London. Before the war, no woman had ever
preached in a parish church, sat as a judge, voted ...
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