The Story of the Suffragettes with Lucy Worsley

This award-winning BBC history documentary with Lucy Worsley explores the sacrifices made by English women fighting for their right to vote. Learn more about the Suffragette Movement and how a group of working-class women faced danger throughout their campaign for votes for women.

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Join Lucy Worsley as she tells the story of how women won the right to vote. With dramatisations recreating pivotal moments in the struggle, Lucy Worsley tells the stories of militants that resorted to drastic measures including arson and assault to ensure their voices were heard.


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