By Rose Tremain.

Emily Davison has a small, tragic place in British history as the woman who threw herself in front of the King's horse, Anmer, during the running of the 1913 Epsom Derby.

Why did she do it? With Janet Maw, Nigel Anthony, Miriam Margolyes and Elizabeth Proud.

Director Gordon House

Broadcast Dates

  • 19971030 (Radio 4)