Jenni Murray – Isle of Wight Literary Festival
22nd September, 2017
Dame Jenni Murray was born in Barnsley, Yorkshire. She is a journalist and broadcaster, best known for presenting the celebrated and long- running BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour since 1987. She was described by veteran broadcaster Charles Wheeler as possessing ‘the most beautiful voice on radio, ever’. Dame Jenni is a regular contributor to various newspapers and magazines, and is the author of several books, including Memoirs of a Not So Dutiful Daughter and The Woman’s Hour: A History of Women since World War II. She lives in London.