The Ascent of Woman

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  • Genre(s): History
  • Release year: 2015

Original Release

09/02/2015

Cast

Amanda Foreman Herself, historian, host and narrator
Jakuchô Setouchi Herself, novelist and Buddhist nun
Fiona Shaw Herself
Mariya Alyokhina Herself, Pussy Riot
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova Herself, Pussy Riot
Evgenia Dimitropoulou Herself
Irving Finkel Himself, philologist and assyriologist
Natalia Polosmak Herself, archaeologist (archive footage)
Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones Himself, professor of ancient history, Cardiff University
Judith Herrin Herself, history professor, King's College London
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Civilisation Saturday, 28 November 2015
2 Separation Saturday, 05 December 2015
3 Capacity Saturday, 12 December 2015
4 Revolution Saturday, 19 December 2015

Directors

Louise Hooper, Hugo Macgregor

Writers

Amanda Foreman

Cast

Amanda Foreman Herself, historian, host and narrator
Jakuchô Setouchi Herself, novelist and Buddhist nun
Fiona Shaw Herself
Mariya Alyokhina Herself, Pussy Riot
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova Herself, Pussy Riot
Evgenia Dimitropoulou Herself
Irving Finkel Himself, philologist and assyriologist
Natalia Polosmak Herself, archaeologist (archive footage)
Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones Himself, professor of ancient history, Cardiff University
Judith Herrin Herself, history professor, King's College London
Catherine Marand-Fouquet Herself, historian and author
Nguyen Thi Thanh Hòa Herself, president of the Vietnam Women's Union
Ian Hodder Himself, archaeologist, Stanford University
Elif Safak Herself, author
Béatrice Daël Herself, activist
Yi Zhaoyin Herself, Shanghai Normal University
Payman Abdhalla Herself
Lydia Herself, Benedictine nun
Olivier Blanc Himself, author of 'Marie-Olympe de Gouges. Une humaniste à la fin du xviiie siècle'
Meng Man Herself, professor, Minzu University of China

Producers

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