RADIO 4 presenter Jenni Murray discusses the history of Britain through the achievements of 21 women whose lives have helped shape the nation.

The popular broadcaster celebrated three decades at the helm of Woman’s Hour last year and is a regular newspaper and magazine contributor and the author of several books.

Her talk looks at a host of extraordinary women from Boudicca to Margaret Thatcher, and Nancy Astor to Nicola Sturgeon, shedding light on their place in British history.

Jenni is the special guest of Clacton Arts and Literary Society at the Princes Theatre on Monday at 7.30pm.

Tickets are £10 to non-members on the door from 7.15pm.