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The Essay

Five writers choose a favourite and well-known, fictional, female character, extracting the lessons we all could learn from them. Afua Hirsch on Maggie Tulliver. Afua Hirsch talks about her favourite, female fictional character, Maggie Tullvier, the hero from George Elliot's novel, Mill on the Floss. episode 1.

Genre: Arts

When is The Essay next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio Three Tomorrow, 10:45pm and on BBC Radio Three May 29th, 10:45pm. See more...