Eglantyne Jebb not only helped save millions of lives, she also permanently changed the way the world treats children. Clare Mulley will bring to life this brilliant, charismatic, and passionate woman, whose work took her between drawing rooms and war zones, defying convention and breaking the law, until she won support from everyone from Welsh coal miners to the British aristocracy, and from the Pope to the Communist regime in Moscow.
Festival talks by Clare Mulley
Hanna Reitsch and Melitta von Stauffenberg were talented and courageous women who fought convention to make their names in the male dominated world of flight and both were awarded the Iron Cross for service to the Third Reich. Acclaimed biographer Clare Mulley will give an exciting – and as yet largely unknown – account of Nazi Germany’s most highly decorated women test pilots.