The letters that inspired Miriam Margolyes
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What rediscovered letters from a suffragist show us

Suffragist Ray Costelloe wrote letters home as she travelled the country in 1908 in her horse-drawn caravan, canvassing for women's right to vote.

Actress Miriam Margolyes, who went to the same Cambridge University college as Ray, reflects on what those century-old letters show us about that time.

  • 29 May 2018
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