Histories of interesting people, events and times.
Presented by Jon Hulett.
Thursday 9:45am | Repeat: Sunday 5:15pm
In the first 16 episodes of Armchair Histories, hear about the life of Dr James Barry, an Irish girl who disguised herself as a man, obtained a medical degree, joined the British Army and had a successful career as a surgeon. A true feminist who blazed a trail for women. Based on a book.