The Fleet Street Girls is the inspiring story of the female journalists who broke down barriers in the 1970s and 1980s. When Julie Welch called in her first ever football report at the Observer, an entire room of men fell silent. Heart in her mouth, Julie waited for the voice on the other end of the line to declare it passable. She'd done it. She was the first ever female football reporter. Julie looks back at the steps that led to that moment. She also shines a light on the other trail-blazing women who were climbing the ladder against all odds, from Lynn Barber to Wendy Holden, and many more.
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