Broadcast history

BBC Radio 4

The Diving Venus

27 May 2011
Presented by Kate Rew
Produced by Sarah Cuddon

Producer Sarah Cuddon Kate Rew tells the fascinating story of Annette Kellerman, the 1920s Australian vaudeville star and champion swimmer who dived into glass tanks, invented the one-piece swimsuit and became the first person to swim the Thames.

Reversioned and repeated on ABC Sunday 11th December 2011

  • Presenter, Kate Rew