Author Archives: Anna Whitelock

Women in History Panel Discussion

BBC History Magazine: Women in History Panel Discussion www.historyextra.com/article/bbc-history-magazine/panel-discussion-women-history

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The Great History Quiz: The Tudors

It was great fun to be part of the Great History Quiz on the Tudors which was aired on BBC 2 on Christmas Eve. Check out the programme here www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b06t3mh8/the-great-history-quiz-the-tudors SPOILER ALERT – my team won! Hurrah!

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BBC Radio 4 series on Charisma with Francine Stock

I was delighted to have contributed to the programme on The Queens’s Touch in this excellent radio 4 series – Charisma: Pinning down the Butterfly – which explores the history of the alluring yet elusive quality that is charisma. www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b066wcy2

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PEN Literary Award

I am delighted to have been awarded the 2015 PEN Literary Award

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Exploring the Origins of the Tudor Dynasty

BBC iWonder Guide: Owen Tudor

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US Tour

I spent a fantastic ten days in March in the US doing various book events to promote The Queen’s Bed and lectures for the Royal Oak Foundation. From New York to Miami, Philadelphia to Boston I met a huge number … Continue reading

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The Queen’s Bed published in the US to rave reviews

The Queen’s bed was published in February in the United States to great reviews in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304680904579364760663277616 www.nytimes.com/2014/02/09/books/review/the-queens-bed-by-anna-whitelock.html?_r=0

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The History Girls

www.dailymail.co.uk/home/you/article-2479096/The-History-Girls-meet-women-building-bright-future-past.html

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Heritage and TV – Who profits more?

A few weeks ago I took part in a very stimulating panel discussion organised by the Heritage Alliance at the Merchant Adventurer’s Hall, York, on 12th June. Chaired by Alliance Chairman Loyd Grossman OBE FSA, other panelists were John Goodall, … Continue reading

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Anna Whitelock recommends books about Elizabeth I

I was asked to pick some interesting books on Elizabeth for the Sunday Telegraph. There is quite a range here but all are important in different ways. See what you think or what your top five would be. Anna Whitelock … Continue reading

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