They seemed to have it all - glamour, power, wealth and adoration. Grace Kelly, Coco Chanel, Audrey Hepburn, Indira Gandhi, Madame Chiang Kai Shek... they were worshipped, loved and sometimes even feared by millions the world over. These were the pioneers who showed that a woman could be the equal of any man. But behind the public success, there was so often private heartache and personal tragedy. Featuring archive, interviews and dramatic re-enactment, this series reveals the price these extraordinary women paid for their achievements. Yet in the end, they overcame all adversities to emerge as triumphant, inspirational icons of the 20th Century.
Wallis Simpson (#103)
King Edward VIII gave up the British throne to marry the twice-divorced American socialite in 1936. [52 minutes]
Grace Kelly (#104)
This profile of the Hollywood icon looks at her career as an actress and life as Princess of Monaco. [48 minutes]
Agatha Christie (#107)
Explore the life of the mystery and crime fiction author who wrote 80 novels and short stories. [50 minutes]