As the Nancy Astor Express makes its inaugural journey to Plymouth for the historic unveiling of a bronze statue to Nancy Astor, four research students from the Department of History will be heard over the train’s tannoy telling stories of Nancy Astor’s life and achievements.

Listen here for more about Nancy Astor’s pioneering role in British politics.

Molly Edwards- Introduction: 


Rachel Newton- Election: 


Bronwyn Jacobs- The Women’s MP : 


Abbie Tibbott- Astor in Parliament :