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Egyptian Pharoah Reveals Her Secrets - CH4

Hatshepsut ruled Ancient Egypt between 1507 and 1458 BCE (Before Common Era, equivalent to BC).  With her name meaning "Foremost of Noble Ladies", she was alongside the much later Cleopatra, something of a rarity - a female Pharoah.  The Pharoahs had arisen when Egypt became one of the world's earliest recognisable states, way back in the Bronze Age.  By the time of Hatshepsut, the kingdom was already very ancient, with some historians such as Jo Ann Fletcher (a presenter of several documentaries on the subject) tracing the origins of the country's unique pantheon of gods and goddesses righ

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Who Was the First Female Writer in English?

Anyone with an interest in women's history and literature, is sure to enjoy a documentary going out on BBC-4 Television late on Tuesday evening / Wednesday early morning 19th / 20th March.

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Television Treats for Tuesday

On Tuesday 5th March, there will be several television programmes which might pique LGBT viewers' interest.  

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On Television Monday 25th February

Several programmes of interest to the LGBT community and campaigners for sexual freedom will be transmitted on Monday evening, 25th February on the main television services in the UK.

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New Biography Charts Milk's Life Story

The Jewish Chronicle newspaper reports on a new biography of Harvey Milk, out in time for the fortieth anniversary of his assassination.

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Lots of listeners to community radio will be aware of the debt the sector owes to pirate radio stations for opening up broadcasting. But what of Pirate TV?


The communist daily Morning Star's pick of the television this week was PBS's screening of the documentary “Stonewall Uprising”, looking back at those heady nights of rioting in June 1969


The ashes of Dave Cash, the very literal straight man co-host to outrageous gay presenter Kenny Everett, have been scattered from the LV18 lightship off Harwich.  Mr Cash died at seventy four late

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