Hate Mail: A Scandalous History

Betwixt The Sheets: The History of Sex, Scandal & Society

From tip-off letters about the gun powder plot to village quarrels that lead to jail time – today we’re going Betwixt the Sheets to find out about the history of hate mail. 

Joining Kate is Dr. Emily Cockayne, author of Penning Poison and consultant on the forthcoming film Wicked Little Letters, starring Olivia Coleman, based on a famous case of anonymous letters from the early 20th century. 

This episode was edited by Stuart Beckwith and produced by Charlotte Long.

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