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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920526]

Matthew Parris investigates mtngumg letters that have no known replies.

1: Charlotte Bronte's love for her schoolmaster. Producer Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920526]

Unknown: Matthew Parris

Producer: Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920602]

Matthew Parris investigates intriguing letters that have no known replies.

2: When Henry VIII wrote to Anne Boleyn imploring her to be his mistress, he little knew that she would keep him waiting for five years. Producer Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920602]

Unknown: Matthew Parris

Unknown: Henry Viii

Unknown: Anne Boleyn

Producer: Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920609]

Matthew Parris investigates intriguing letters that have no replies. 3: Van Gogh wrote his brother a letter which was never sent. It was found on his body after his suicide. Producer Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920609]

Unknown: Matthew Parris

Unknown: Van Gogh

Producer: Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920616]

Matthew Parris investigates intriguing letters that have no known replies.

4: What did our school teachers mean when they told us Buckingham was James I'sfavourite? A letter from Buckingham drops some heavy hints. Producer Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920616]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920623]

A series in which Matthew Parris investigates intriguing letters that have no known replies. 5: When St Paul told women at Corinth to cover their heads, he meant their entire heads, shutting them up. His first letter was part of a lively, sometimes bizarre correspondence. Producer Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920623]

Unknown: Matthew Parris

Unknown: St Paul

Producer: Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920630]

Last in the series in which Matthew Parris investigates intriguing letters that have no known replies. 6: Samuel Johnson's letter to Lord Chesterfield. Producer Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920630]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930304]

Matthew Parris investigates intriguing letters that have no known reply.

1: When Henry VIII wrote to Anne Boleyn imploring her to be his mistress, he little knew that she would make him wait five years. Producer Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930304]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930311]

Matthew Parris investigates remarkable letters that have no known reply.

2: Charlotte Bronte's love for her Brussels school-master is revealed to him in a heart-rending letter. Producer Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930311]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930318]

Matthew Parris investigates letters that have no known replies. 3: Van Gogh wrote his brother a poignant last letter, which was never sent. It was found on his body after his suicide. Producer Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930318]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930325]

Six programmes in which Matthew Parris investigates intriguing letters that have no known replies.

4: What did our teachers mean when they said that Buckingham was James I's "favourite"? A letter from Buckingham drops some heavy hints. Producer Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930325]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930401]

Matthew Parris investigates letters that have no known replies. 5: When St Paul told women at Corinth to cover their heads, he meant their entire heads, shutting them up. His first letter was part of a lively, sometimes bizarre correspondence. Producer Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930401]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930408]

Last in the series in which Matthew Parris investigates letters that have no known reply.

Samuel Johnson 's letter to Lord Chesterfield.

Producer Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930408]

Unknown: Matthew Parris

Unknown: Samuel Johnson

Producer: Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930630]

A six-part series in which Matthew Parris considers letters that have no known replies.

1: Despite its ambivalent tone, Leonard Woolf took a letter from Virginia as an acceptance of his marriage proposal. Producer Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930630]

Unknown: Matthew Parris

Unknown: Leonard Woolf

Producer: Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930707]

Matthew Parris investigates intriguing letters that have no known reply.

2: A letter from Friedrich Nietzsche to his sister Elisabeth berates her for portraying him to be anti-semitic. However, he wasn't absolved of this imputation until decades after his death. Producer Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930707]

Unknown: Matthew Parris

Unknown: Friedrich Nietzsche

Producer: Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930714]

A six-part series in which Matthew Parris investigates intriguing letters which have no known reply.

3:"Nobody has suffered more from low spirits than I have done", wrote Sydney Smith to a friend, yet today he is remembered as a bon viveur and wit. Producer Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930714]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930721]

Matthew Parris investigates intriguing letters that have no known reply.

4: Two years before sailingtothe Crimea, Florence Nightingale wrote a dark letter to her father revealing inner turmoil and suicidal thoughts. Producer Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930721]

Unknown: Matthew Parris

Unknown: Florence Nightingale

Producer: Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930728]

Matthew Parris investigates intriguing letters that have no known reply.

5: In 1912, D H Lawrence fell in love with a married lady. A letter he wrote to her husband confessing all was cited in the ensuing divorce case. Producer Juiia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930728]

Unknown: Matthew Parris

Producer: Juiia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931202]

Matthew Parris investigates intriguing letters that have no known replies.

1. Despite its ambivalent tone, Leonard Woolf took a letter from Virginia as an acceptance of his marriage proposal. Producer Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931202]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19931209]

Matthew Parris investigates intriguing letters that have no known replies.

2: Friedrich Nietzsche wrote to his sister Elisabeth berating her for portraying him to be anti-semitic. Producer Julia Gillett (Rpr)

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931209]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19931216]

Matthew Parris investigates intriguing letters that have no known replies.

3: In 1912 D H Lawrence fell passionately in love with a married woman. A letter he wrote to her husband confessing all was cited in the ensuing divorce case. Producer Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931216]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19931223]

4: After 13 years, Tchaikovsky's patron ended her correspondence with him. Matthew Parris examines his last letter. Producer Julia Gillett

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931223]