Margaret Taylor: The BBC’s Bodyguard reflects the reality of powerful women

FINALLY, television has treated us to a drama that reflects the very real progress made by women in the first two decades of the third millennium. Far from feeding us the usual fodder of a world populated by male leaders and female wives, the BBC’s gripping Sunday-night serial Bodyguard has created a drama in which, true to life, women sit shoulder-to-shoulder with men in a series of responsible and powerful jobs. .