Georgiana, Duchess Of Devonshire

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01Society Wedding, 177419991213By Amanda Foreman, dramatised in 15 parts by Jennifer Curry.

1: `Society Wedding, 1774'.

In the late 18th century, Georgiana Spencer married into the powerful Duke of Devonshire's family and became the most celebrated woman of her age.

With Juliet Aubrey, Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Maggie Steed and John Rowe.

Directors: Cherry Cookson and Janet Whitaker

0119991213Martha Kearney presents the latest news, culture and informed debate from a female perspective.

Drama: `Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire' by Amanda Foreman (1/15).

02Virgin Bride, 177419991214Martha Kearney presents topical interviews and discussion from a female perspective.

Drama: `Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire' by Amanda Foreman (2/15).

/ By Amanda Foreman, dramatised in 15 parts by Jennifer Curry.

2: `Virgin Bride, 1774'.

03Fashion19991215With Jenni Murray.

Zoe Wanamaker talks about her role as Caroline of Brunswick in a new play that charts a fascinating chapter in the history of the British monarchy.

Drama: `Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire' by Amanda Foreman (3/15).

/ By Amanda Foreman, dramatised in 15 parts by Jennifer Curry.

3: `Fashion's Favourite, 1775'.

04School For Scandal, 177719991216By Amanda Foreman, dramatised by Jennifer Curry
05The Minister Of Macaroni, 177719991217By Amanda Foreman, dramatised in 15 parts by Jennifer Curry.
06Queen Bess, 177819991220Martha Kearney presents the latest news, culture and informed debate from a female perspective.

Drama: `Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire' by Amanda Foreman (6/15).

/ By Amanda Foreman, dramatised in 15 parts by Jennifer Curry.

6: `Queen Bess, 1778'.

From exile in Italy, Georgiana looks back on the war with FRANCE and on infidelities and infertility in her own unhappy marriage.

With Juliet Aubrey, Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Maggie Steed and Emilia Fox.

Directors: Cherry Cookson and Janet Whitaker

07A Passionate Politician, 178319991221Martha Kearney presents topical interviews and discussion from a female perspective.

Drama: `Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire' by Amanda Foreman (7/15).

/ By Amanda Foreman, dramatised in 15 parts by Jennifer Curry.

7: `A Passionate Politician, 1783'.

08A Woman Of Great Importance, 178419991222Jenni Murray hosts lively and topical interviews and debates from a woman's point of view.

Drama: `Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire' by Amanda Foreman (8/15).

/ By Amanda Foreman, dramatised by Jennifer Curry.

8: `A Woman of Great Importance, 1784'.

09Menage A Trois, 178419991223Jenni Murray presents the latest news, views and interviews from a female perspective.

Drama: `Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire' by Amanda Foreman (9/15).

/ By Amanda Foreman, dramatised in 15 parts by Jennifer Curry.

By Amanda Foreman, dramatised by Jennifer Curry.

9: `Menage a Trois, 1784'.

10The Vortex Of Dissipation19991224Jenni Murray presents topical interviews and debate from a female perspective.

Drama: `Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire' by Amanda Foreman (10/15).

/ By Amanda Foreman, dramatised in 15 parts by Jennifer Curry.

10: `The Vortex of Dissipation'.

11True Love, 179019991227Martha Kearney presents of highlights of the past year's programmes, including Monica Lewinsky, Germaine Greer, Julie Birchill and Hugh Grant.

Drama: `Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire' by Amanda Foreman (11/15).

/ By Amanda Foreman, dramatised in 15 parts by Jennifer Curry.

11: `True Love, 1790'.

At long last Georgiana has produced a son and heir, but her unhappy marriage leads to exile when she falls in love with Charles Grey.

With Juliet Aubrey, Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Maggie Steed and Emilia Fox.

Directors: Cherry Cookson and Janet Whitaker

12Exile, 179219991228Martha Kearney presents topical interviews and discussion from a female perspective.

Drama: `Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire' by Amanda Foreman (12/15).

/ By Amanda Foreman, dramatised by Jennifer Curry.

12: `Exile, 1792'.

13A New Beginning, 179219991229The reigns of Elizabeth I, Queen Victoria and Elizabeth II all coincide with the turn of a century.

Jenni Murray discusses their lives and the contributions made by these monarchs with Ben Pimlott, Juliet Gardiner and Susan Doran.

Drama: `Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire' by Amanda Foreman (13/15).

/ By Amanda Foreman, dramatised by Jennifer Curry.

13: `A New Beginning, 1792'.

14The Death Of Beauty, 179619991230Is there a crisis in masculinity? Jenni Murray hosts a debate between American author Susan Faludi, British feminist Lynne Segal and `Esquire' editor Peter Howarth.

Drama: `Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire' by Amanda Foreman (14/15).

/ By Amanda Foreman, dramatised by Jennifer Curry.

14: `The Death of Beauty, 1796'.

15The Final Triumph, 180019991231From suffragettes to Greenham Common, from courting to free love, Jenni Murray hosts a retrospective of the century using `Woman's Hour' arcHIVes and testimony from centenarians throughout Britain.

Drama: `Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire' by Amanda Foreman (15/15).

/ By Amanda Foreman, dramatised in 15 parts by Jennifer Curry.

15: `The Final Triumph, 1800'.