A lesbian Don Juan, a suffragette and a 17th-century Italian painter are just two of ten remarkable women who speak to us in this drama documentary - an intimate portrait of their lives and a woman's view of history.
"This six part series that not only portrays an individual's life but also gives a woman's view of history. In a combination of dram and documentary, the women, played by actresses including Anna Massey, Anna Cropper, Julia Ford and Lesley Manville, speak straight to the camera using words taken from their character's diaries and letters". (Radio Times, 30/4-6/5/1994).Written by
Retitled as "Women, Word For Word" for restricted USA VHS video release in 1997. Catalogue descriptions of this release does not suggest alteration of programmes other than new titles and new cassette box artwork. See more »