New 30-min feature!

This Monday (23rd October) on BBC Radio 4, presenter Lucy Hawking tells the story of one of the earliest online dating stories, written 140 years ago: ‘Wired Love – A Romance in Dots and Dashes’. Hawking looks at how the invention of the telegraph led to social changes in the role of women as well as providing the inspiration for this first on-line romance novel, published over 100 years before the internet… catch ‘Wired Love‘ at 11am.