Deviant Women

Deviant Women

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Each fortnight, hosts Lauren and Alicia delve into a ‘deviant’ woman from history, fiction, mythology and the contemporary world: those who aren’t afraid to break the rules, to subvert the system, to explore, to seek and to challenge the status quo.


Juana Inés de la Cruz
Aug 12 • 62 min
After a childhood spent buried amongst the texts of her grandfather’s library teaching herself Latin and Nahuatl, Greek rhetoric, and philosophy, it’s not surprising that the young Juana was considered a prodigy. So much so that, at just fifteen, she…
Baba Yaga
Jul 29 • 77 min
In the deep, dark forests of Russia, where danger lurks in the liminal spaces, you might just find the unusual abode of one of folklore’s most fascinating characters: the incomparable Baba Yaga. With her hooked nose, her bedraggled hair and her wrinkled…
Norma Miller
Jul 15 • 82 min
In 1919, into the heart of the burgeoning Harlem Renaissance, Norma Miller was born. As a child, she would watch the likes of Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald play to the hopping crowds of the Savoy Ballroom, the majestic heart of Harlem and the…
Lipp Selects: May Contain Traces Of Soy
Jul 7 • 29 min
May Contain Traces Of Soy is a new show on Lipp Media, a network celebrating the voices of women and the LGBTQ+ community. Join host Rochelle Lindquist on her journey down a plant-based path as she pursues a more zero-waste existence. In this episode,…
Faith Bandler
Jul 1 • 73 min
During the 1960s, the world was in the grip of enormous ideological change. In Australia, there was public outcry against the Vietnam War and growing support for equal pay for women, free education, fair wages, and the abolishment of the White Australia…
Ida B Wells
Jun 17 • 81 min
Born into The United States’ last days of slavery, Ida B. Wells was raised to fight. The daughter of two politically active entrepreneurs, she wanted to raise herself and her siblings into the middle class. But while emancipation may have passed into law,…
Catherine of Sienna
Jun 3 • 71 min
Saint, mystic, Mamma. Activist, author, Doctor of the Church. These are some of the ways that the young Catherine di Benincasa would come to be remembered. After receiving visions of Christ when she was only a child, Catherine devoted herself to religious…
Jeanne de Clisson
May 20 • 67 min
At the beginning of the Hundred Years’ War, well before Joan of Arc led her army, another French woman was making men tremble. On the volatile English channel, Jeanne de Clisson was seeking vengeance. The target of her wrath was none other than the King…
Gladys Deacon
May 6 • 72 min
When wealthy American socialites Florence and Edward Deacon moved to the vibrant playground of Paris in 1879, they had come to join the artists and intellectuals of the haute bohème. Born into this world of decadence, their daughter Gladys would soon have…
Hilma af Klint
Apr 22 • 73 min
In the 1960s, vice-admiral Erik af Klint opened a crate of art. It had been left to him by his aunt with strict instructions that it should remain sealed for some twenty years after her death. What Erik found was a remarkable cache of work that would…
Lipp Selects: All Bases Covered
Apr 19 • 43 min
Brand new on Lipp Media, All Bases Covered is a weekly podcast helping you navigate the beauty industry to cut through the bullsh*t. Lauren, Lisa and Alex use their backgrounds in beauty, science and business to cover all bases in discussing the latest…
Rosa May Billinghurst
Apr 8 • 69 min
By the turn of the twentieth century, the fight for women’s suffrage in the United Kingdom had already been raging for nearly forty years. Suffragists everywhere had been calling for changes that would allow women the right to become part of the political…
Bonus Episode - Deviant Travel Heroines
Mar 30 • 76 min
For one last Women’s History Month celebration, we teamed up with Steph and Andrea from ‘All the Shit I’ve Learned Abroad’ to share tales of our favourite travel heroines. All four of us are avid solo female adventuresses, but perhaps we wouldn’t be if it…
Liane de Pougy
Mar 25 • 85 min
In the underworld of Paris’s Belle Epoque, where the wealthiest of men flocked to mingle with the beautiful and cultured demimondaine, Liane de Pougy found the calling she didn’t know she was looking for. After leaving her abusive husband and young son,…
Bessie Smith
Mar 11 • 73 min
At the turn of the twentieth-century, in the rowdy streets of Chattanooga, Tennessee, a young Bessie Smith was literally singing for her supper. Busking alongside her brother, Bessie learned the hard way just what it took to capture an audience against…
Marie Laveau
Feb 26 • 84 min
In the melting pot of 19th century New Orleans, one woman emerged as the most powerful and legendary practitioners of Louisiana Voodoo. From her humble beginnings as the daughter of a free-man and his Voodoo doctor mistress, Laveau grew up to become a…
Season 4 Trailer
Feb 20 • 0 min
It’s 2020, and on February 27 Deviant Women are back for season four, bringing you more hags and enchantresses, more gender-queering lady-lovers, more gin-swirling, party-loving bohemians, and more brilliant muses and killer queens. This isn’t just a…
Holes in History - The Valiant Ladies of Potosi
Feb 5 • 47 min
To whet your appetites before our season 4 launch on February 27, we decided to break into the Patreon vault and unlock one of our exclusive Holes in History episodes for your listening pleasure! So plug in your headphones, get the car’s bluetooth…
Christmas 2019
Dec 18, 2019 • 40 min
It’s the holiday season, but we’ve taken a little time out of our summer break to bring you some good cheer with our annual Christmas Special! In this end of year special we chat about our summer plans, our favourite Deviant Women of 2019, and then we…
Queenie St Clair
Dec 4, 2019 • 72 min
In the underworld of prohibitionist Harlem, there was one queen who ruled the roost - Stephanie ‘Queenie’ St Clair. The Caribbean racketeer was not only a boss entrepreneur of the illegal numbers game, she was also a leader and activist, funnelling her…
Mary Blair
Nov 20, 2019 • 60 min
By the end of the 1920s, the U.S. was rocked by financial and ecological disasters that saw it spiral into the Great Depression. At the same time, the advent of sound film was ushering in the golden age of American animation, and with it, one of history’s…
We present: All The S**t I’ve Learned Abroad
Nov 13, 2019 • 43 min
Sadly, due to come unforeseen circumstances we’ve had to delay our episode by one week. We’ll see you next week, but for now we get to introduce a new addition to Lipp Media. All the Shit I’ve Learned Abroad is a travel podcast focussed on everything and…
Possessions of Loundun
Oct 30, 2019 • 70 min
In 1632 in a small, haunted Ursuline convent, a series of strange disturbance began to occur. When the Prioress, 25-year-old Sister Jeanne, was beset by terrifying dreams of a priest who cursed her and bade her to perform obscene sexual acts, she knew who…
Medea
Oct 16, 2019 • 79 min
It’s finally time, Deviants! This fortnight, we journeyed way, way back to visit the figure who started it all, the original Deviant Woman - the witch, the slayer, the mean mother you don’t want to cross - Medea! From her mythological beginnings as…
La Malinche
Oct 2, 2019 • 71 min
Known in her lifetime by many names, Malintzin would be recorded in history as the infamous La Malinche. Born into nobility and sold into slavery, from a young age Malintzin possessed a gift for language and diplomacy. In 1519, she was given to Hernán…
Anita Berber
Sep 18, 2019 • 72 min
In the dark and seedy cabarets of Weimar Berlin, where sex was a performance and decadence was king, one woman ruled the room. Born to artist parents at the turn of the century, Anita Berber was destined for a life on the stage. Famed for her kohl-rimmed…
Katsura Masako
Sep 4, 2019 • 60 min
During the turbulent years of World War II the pool halls and billiard rooms of the U.S. were quiet: the men who had once populated them had gone off to fight. But after the war a new buzz brought audiences flooding back to professional billiards, and an…
Deviant Women Trailer
Aug 29, 2019 • 0 min
We are Alicia and Lauren, your Deviant Women hosts! Each fortnight, we discuss a ‘deviant’ woman from history, fiction, mythology or the contemporary world. Women who aren’t afraid to break the rules, to subvert the system, to explore, to seek and to…
Wendy Carlos w/ India Hooi
Aug 21, 2019 • 54 min
When Wendy Carlos released Switched On Bach, the first classical album recorded on a synthesizer, she radically transformed people’s understandings of what electronic music could do. At the time of the album’s release, Wendy was also six-months into…
We present: Queers
Aug 17, 2019 • 27 min
What the hell is queer theory? Who gets to identify as queer? Does it mean anything to call yourself a “queer ally”? These are the kinds of questions writers Benjamin Riley and Simon Copland ask on Queers, a discussion and interview podcast about critical…
Carolyn Layton w/ Laura Elizabeth Woollett
Aug 7, 2019 • 41 min
*Content Warning. This episode contains discussion of mass murder and suicide* Carolyn Layton had an idyllic childhood. Daughter of a socially progressive Methodist minister father and peace activist mother, she grew up believing passionately in social…
Hedy Lamarr
Jul 24, 2019 • 66 min
After fleeing her arms-dealing husband and his castle in the Austrian countryside, Hedy Lamarr made her way to Hollywood and the open arms of MGM Studios. She was going to be a star! The only problem: she’d gained a risque reputation for herself in the…
Begum Samru
Jul 10, 2019 • 64 min
As colonial powers muscled in on 18th century India, one woman rose from obscurity to become the leader of a powerful and formidable mercenary army. From the life of a dancing girl to life on the battlefields, the Begum Samru was feared and respected not…
Marsha P. Johnson
Jun 27, 2019 • 66 min
Marsha P. Johnson was a legend of Christopher Street, a revolutionary trans and LGBTQ+ activist, and a leading figure of Stonewall. Famed for her extravagant floral headdresses, her bright red plastic heels, and her generous spirit, Marsha made a name for…
Pat Maginnis
Jun 13, 2019 • 72 min
In part two of our look at the history of reproduction rights in America, we trace the life of Pat Maginnis: a grassroots activist who campaigned tirelessly to change America’s abortion laws. After two harrowing years spent working in an army hospital in…
Margaret Sanger
May 29, 2019 • 65 min
In the early 20th century the highly restrictive Comstock Act made it almost impossible for American women to gain access to, or an understanding of, contraceptive methods. Arriving into the impoverished communities of New York city’s East side, nurse…
Pamela Colman Smith
May 17, 2019 • 71 min
Famous today as the overlooked illustrator of the influential Rider-Waite-Smith Tarot Deck, in her own time Pamela Colman Smith something of an enigma. Known for her lively and enchanting Jamaican folklore performances, her publishing press and literary…
La Llorona
May 1, 2019 • 60 min
Along the rivers and waterways of Mexico, a woman’s cries can be heard in the night. Punished for the crime of infanticide, La Llorona wanders in the dark for eternity, ready to snatch away unsuspecting children. But while her story makes for perfect…
Ranavalona
Apr 17, 2019 • 60 min
Infamous as the ‘Mad Queen of Madagascar’, Queen Ranavalona’s reign is remembered as one of violence and tyranny. But she was also a queen with a noble mission: to protect the sovereignty and traditional practices of her people from the enormous and…
Lizzie Siddal
Apr 3, 2019 • 71 min
Celebrated as the iconic model and muse for the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, Elizabeth Eleanor Siddall has become one of the most recognisable faces in the history of Western art. However, famed for her beauty and romanticised for her tragic personal life,…
Vali Myers
Mar 20, 2019 • 55 min
From conservative Melbourne to the Bohemian underworld of Paris’ Rive Gauche, and a wild mountain hideaway in Positano, Vali Myers led a life like no other. Heralded as the original hippy and the muse of beatniks and hipsters, Vali Myers was an artist,…
Ching Shih
Mar 6, 2019 • 59 min
In our first episode back for Season Three, we get piratical with the most successful pirate of them all … a woman! From infamous beginnings, Ching Shih’s path crossed with Cheng I, a notorious sea dog who terrorised China’s southern coastline. Together,…
Christmas Special 2018
Dec 23, 2018 • 33 min
It’s the holidays and whatever you celebrate - Christmas, Hanukkah, Yule or the Solstice - we hope you have a most excellent break and enjoy some festive cheer! In our end of year special, we talk about some of our favourites from the season and then get…
Ukok Princess and the Scythians
Nov 14, 2018 • 68 min
In 1993, in the freezing Siberian Steppes, archeologists unearthed a remarkable grave. In it they found the tattoed and mummifed remains of a 2500 year old female shaman. This discovery would contribute to a complete re-imagining of the lives of women in…
Shirley Jackson
Oct 31, 2018 • 67 min
This week we teamed up with the wonderful Kendra and Autumn of Reading Women to get spooky and chat all things Shirley Jackson, the queen of horror! From her unhappy childhood as the unwanted daughter of aspiring socialites, to her equally unhappy…
Rita Walsh - Fangirls
Oct 17, 2018 • 51 min
To celebrate the release of I Used to be Normal: A BoyBand Fangirl Story, Deviant Women sat down with producer Rita Walsh to dish the dirt on what it means when your love for boybands is larger than life. From shame to empowerment, hysteria and the…
Emma Hamilton
Oct 11, 2018 • 74 min
From humble beginnings as the daughter of a blacksmith, little Emy Lyon could never have known she would end up Lady Emma Hamilton: wife of the English ambassador to Naples, lover to the glorified hero Admiral Nelson, and muse to some of the greatest…
Jennet Device
Sep 20, 2018 • 68 min
Jennet Device was just nine years old when she found herself at the centre of one of history’s most infamous witch trials. On the stand, she denounced her entire family as witches and set up a precedent for child witness testimony that would have…
Artemisia Of Caria
Sep 6, 2018 • 55 min
In the 5th century BCE the Persian Empire stretched from Asia and the Middle East, as far as Africa and Europe. But the Persian King, Xerxes, sought to expand the empire, launching his armies into Greece by land and by sea. Among the commanders of the…
Hannah Kent
Aug 23, 2018 • 58 min
In our second interview of season two we are lucky enough to be joined by multi-award winning author, Hannah Kent. Based on the true story of the last person to be executed in Iceland, Hannah’s international bestseller, Burial Rites, follows the last days…
Catalina de Erauso
Aug 9, 2018 • 69 min
Famed as the legendary Nun Lieutenant, Catalina de Erauso, fighter, lover and all round adventurer, was perhaps even more revered for her status as a supreme seducer than her skills with a sword. After escaping the convent where she spent her childhood,…
Carry A. Nation
Jul 25, 2018 • 57 min
Carry A. Nation was born Carrie Amelia Moore in 1846 in Kentucky. By the time the Civil War had ended, Carry had experienced first hand the devastation that alcoholism could inflict. Headstrong and determined, Carry left an abusive husband to start her…
Truganini
Jul 12, 2018 • 50 min
To celebrate NAIDOC week, we wanted to honour the extraordinary life of one of Australia’s foremost, but often misremembered Indigenous women, Truganini. Born on Bruny Island off the Tasmanian Coast in the early 19th century in the Palawa community,…
Tarana Burke
Jun 28, 2018 • 63 min
In October 2017, women across the globe came together under the hashtag MeToo. However, social activist and advocate Tarana Burke had already been campaigning for women of colour under the same banner for eleven long years. In this episode, we talk about…
Margot McGovern
Jun 14, 2018 • 50 min
In our first interview of season two, (and the launch of a new special series!) we sat down with author Margot McGovern to chat all things YA: from the emergence of ‘unlikable’ female protagonists (and why they’re so irresistible) to the power of…
Zitkala-Sa
May 17, 2018 • 58 min
After leaving her home at the Yankton Indian Reservation in South Dakota for the brutal regiment of boarding school in the east, Zitkála-Šá began developing the creative talents and political consciousness that would make her one of the most influential…
Sedna
May 3, 2018 • 43 min
Many different versions of Sedna’s story abound, from a young woman forced to marry a dog, to a victim of abduction by a bird man. But in all her tellings, Sedna emerges as a powerful spiritual force, a mistress of the sea and its creatures, transformed…
Manuela Sáenz
Apr 19, 2018 • 63 min
Known as the Liberator of the Liberator, Manuela Sáenz rose to prominence as the mistress of revolutionary hero, Simón Bolívar. A heroine in her own right, Manuela became a celebrated patriot, spy, recruiter and trusted informant of the revolution that…
Catherine Monvoisin
Apr 5, 2018 • 62 min
Towards the close of the 17th century, the opulent hallways of Versailles were swept up with the scandalous ‘Affair of the Poisons’. The Sun King, Louis XIV, ordered an investigation into the dark underworld of the Paris occult, hunting down those who…
Helen Duncan
Mar 21, 2018 • 78 min
Infamous as the last woman tried under the Witchcraft Act of 1735, Helen Duncan caused more than a few stirs in her time. After terrifying her schoolmates her with dire predictions, Helen grew up to become one of wartime Britain’s foremost physical…
Summer Special - Patricia Cornelius
Feb 14, 2018 • 57 min
One of Australia’s most awarded playwrights, Patricia Cornelius isn’t afraid to go where other writers won’t. With titles like SHIT and SLUT, Patricia pushes her audience to pay attention to some of society’s most visceral issues. In The Club was…
Christmas Special 2017
Dec 21, 2017 • 28 min
Merry Christmas, Deviants! In our special Christmas episode, we close the year by revisiting a few of our favourite deviant women of season one, and introducing our first ever live show. We also take a quick trip to the snowy north to meet the Yule Lad’s…
Uschi Obermaier
Nov 16, 2017 • 64 min
For teenage Uschi Obermaier, rock’n’roll offered an escape from the drudgery of post-war Munich, and it didn’t take long before her beauty and brazenness caught the eye of some of the 20th century’s greatest male musicians. Both lauded and denigrated for…
Rosaleen Norton
Nov 1, 2017 • 75 min
Born in the early hours of a thunderstorm, with pointed ears and ‘witches’ marks’ on her skin, little Rosaleen was destined for a life of the occult. From her earliest childhood, Roie was drawn to the dark, and her drawings and stories about ghouls,…
Edmonia Lewis
Oct 19, 2017 • 58 min
Amidst the surge and spray of Niagara Falls, Edmonia Lewis spent her childhood hunting, fishing, and making crafts for tourists. But when her half-brother helped her to pursue an education, Edmonia’s talent as a sculptor flourished. After leaving America…
Juleidah
Oct 4, 2017 • 63 min
A disguised princess forced into domestic drudgery who meets a prince at an extravagant ball might sound familiar, but there’s more to Juleidah’s version of the tale. After escaping the illicit desires of her father, this Egyptian princess dons a suit of…
Charlotte Cushman
Sep 20, 2017 • 66 min
From the moment eighteen-year-old Charlotte Cushman stepped out on stage as Lady Macbeth she was destined for greatness. Treading the boards from New York to London, Charlotte cemented her reputation as the finest American actress of the 19th century. But…
Agnes Goodsir
Sep 6, 2017 • 59 min
From a progressive upbringing in otherwise conservative late-Victorian Melbourne, Agnes Goodsir went on to become one of Australia’s foremost bohemians. After studying and exhibiting between London and Paris, Goodsir eventually settled with her muse and…
Irma Gonzalez
Aug 23, 2017 • 65 min
In the rowdy wrestling arenas of Mexico City, there is a woman whose iconic status rivals that of the most famous of the male fighters. Luchadora Irma González grew up in the circus, but it didn’t take long before she found her way into the ring, and…
Lizzie O’Dea
Aug 9, 2017 • 49 min
In the humid tropics of 1920s Townsville, Lizzy O’Dea became infamous in the local tabloids for shooting her rival. As the press continued to sensationalise her adventures, notoriety for her petty theft and sexual exploits grew. Join us as we chat with…
Takeko Nakano
Jul 26, 2017 • 58 min
Nakano Takeko of the prominent Aiku clan was a fierce Onna-bugeisha and master of the deadly naginata. When the Boshin War saw the Shogun’s army square off against the Imperialists, Takeko knew where her duty lay. At just 21, with the Imperial Army at the…
Anna Ioannovna
Jul 13, 2017 • 62 min
In the frosty splendour of 18th century Moscow, the death of Peter the Great paves the way for family rivalries and political intrigue. Drawn into the fray is Anna, the impoverished and largely forgotten Duchess of Courland. As the noble men of court…
Aunt Lydia
Jul 10, 2017 • 12 min
Aunt Lydia, armed with a cattle-prod and carefully selected biblical verse, has the important task of indoctrinating young women into the new republic of Gilead. At times cruel schoolmistress, and at others caring mother, ultimately Aunt Lydia reminds us…
Janine
Jul 9, 2017 • 9 min
Janine seems like Gilead’s perfect Handmaid: the aunt’s favourite and first to carry a child. But in order to adapt to her surroundings, Janine loses her sense of self, and her mind. As she deteriorates further into madness, she reminds us that unlike…
Ofglen
Jul 9, 2017 • 10 min
Ofglen is, at first, a mysterious woman. Is she loyal to Gilead or does she, like Offred, harbour hidden resentment? Once her true loyalties are revealed, Ofglen becomes a powerfully rebellious figure who suffers tremendous punishment, but never gives in.…
Moira
Jul 7, 2017 • 14 min
Moira, the rebellious best friend to Offred, doesn’t take to the new Gilead regime lightly. After escaping the Red Centre and finding herself in the midst of a new kind of terror, she nearly lets the bastards grind her down. Join us for our third…
Serena Joy
Jul 7, 2017 • 13 min
Serena Joy, the Commander’s wife, seems cold and calculating, but what is lurking beneath the surface? Join us for our second mini-sode of Deviant Women as we discuss what makes a writer give up her craft, the power dynamics of a complex marriage, and…
Offred
Jul 5, 2017 • 16 min
Join us for our first special mini-sode of Deviant Women, as we discuss Offred, the handmaid at the centre of Atwood’s tale. From forced Handmaid to reluctant rebel, Offred is a woman who learns to work the restrained Gilead system not only for her own…
The Handmaid’s Tale
Jun 29, 2017 • 58 min
In 1984 author Margaret Atwood wrote The Handmaid’s Tale: the chilling dystopic story of Offred, a woman trying to survive in a world where women have been reduced to their procreative functions. Since its publication, the novel has been turned into a…
Guðrún Gjúkadóttir
Jun 15, 2017 • 61 min
In the epic time of Norse mythology, the Völsunga Saga tells of love, betrayal, tragedy and blood feuds. At the heart of one family’s legend sits Guðrún Gjúkadóttir, wife to three kings, and a woman to whom vengeance necessitates a devastating sacrifice.…
Hatshepsut
Jun 1, 2017 • 57 min
Born to only ever be the King’s Great Wife, Hatshepsut defied history and, after the death of her Pharaoh husband, proclaimed herself King. A great builder, trader, and military leader, the history of Hatshepsut’s achievements was systematically erased,…
Anne Bonny & Mary Read
May 17, 2017 • 52 min
Both born bastards, and disguised as boys in their youths, Anne Bonny and Mary Read shared more than just their love for the sea. Each left the British Isles for a life of piracy in the Caribbean where their fates intertwined. Infamy soon followed, as the…
Harry Crawford
May 4, 2017 • 61 min
Assigned female at birth, Eugenia Falleni led most of his life as Harry Crawford: a tough-talking, whiskey-drinking ladies man. In 1920 Harry was charged with the murder of his first wife, Annie Birkett, and his ‘duplicitous’ identity as Harry - then…
Josephine Baker
Apr 13, 2017 • 66 min
Josephine Baker broke from a life of poverty in St Louis to take jazz age Paris by storm. Riotous and erotic, Baker was adored for her uninhibited sensuality, unpredictability and wild humour. But she was also one of the most glamorous espionage spies of…
The Travelling Sisters
Mar 29, 2017 • 48 min
Cult hit stars, The Travelling Sisters, are physical, musical, and character comedy at its finest. From Queensland to France, Edinburgh to Hong Kong and everywhere in-between, their sassy and absurdist wit proves that funny women are a force to be…
Leonora Carrington
Mar 15, 2017 • 57 min
From the north west of England to the heaving metropolis of Mexico City, Leonora Carrington defied convention. A celebrated Surrealist painter and a deeply inventive writer, Carrington’s personal life was just as colourful as her art. Join us as we follow…
Tituba
Mar 1, 2017 • 56 min
The identity of Tituba, the Arawak slave at the centre of the Salem Witch Trials, has undergone a series of transformations in the centuries since the craze. From instigator to accused, innocent servant to dark and terrifying Obeah queen, Tituba’s legacy…
Angela Carter
Feb 16, 2017 • 52 min
Witty, subversive, and unafraid to offend, author Angela Carter wrote fiction and non-fiction that dealt with sexuality and gender, and that often probed the boundaries of good taste. Join us as we open the book on some of Carter’s best known work and the…
Bertha Mason
Feb 1, 2017 • 53 min
Infamous as Charlotte Brontë’s ‘Madwoman in the Attic’, Bertha Mason has become one of literary history’s most intriguing women. From her portrayal as the pyromaniac feral woman and first Mrs Rochester, locked away in the cavernous attic, to her revival…
Isabelle Eberhardt
Jan 4, 2017 • 59 min
Bold, talented, and rebellious, Isabelle Eberhardt was moulded by an unconventional upbringing in Switzerland. In 1897 she set sail across the Mediterranean Sea for the golden dunes and rugged landscapes of North Africa. Come with us on a journey across…
Florence Cook
Jan 4, 2017 • 70 min
Florence Cook was a young woman who, at the tender age of 15, began speaking with the dead, launching her meteoric rise as one of London’s foremost mediums. With her beautiful and mischievous spirit control, Katie King, she took the spiritualist scene by…