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Six Wives with Lucy Worsley

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We spent a wonderful summer all over Europe filming our new series Six Wives With Lucy Worsley, which you’ll be able to see in the UK from 7th December on BBC One, and in the US on PBS from 22nd January 2017. Here are some pictures from behind the scenes, and I hope you enjoy it! I spent most

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My interview in The Lady magazine

Good afternoon!  Here, in case you missed it, is a little interview for you, from  THE LADY magazine… LUCY WORSLEY …is a historian, author, Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, and presenter for the BBC. She has fronted programmes including The First Georgians: The German Kings Who Made Britain, A Very British Romance and co-presented

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A tour of Eliza Rose’s Hampton Court

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A lovely spring day at Hampton Court yesterday so out I went with my camera to make a photo tour for you.  These are the real places and real things that inspired me when I was writing my story set at the palace, ELIZA ROSE.  (Short commercial break warning: you can get your copy here!)

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About my new novel Eliza Rose…

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The Telegraph published this interview conducted by Francesca Wade, but I can’t find it online to point you to it! I hope I won’t get in trouble for reproducing it here. With my thanks to Francesca, a fellow Dorothy L. Sayers fan, for letting me have my say! Tales of lecherous Tudors Lucy Worsley tells

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New series: Empire of the Tsars, Romanov Russia with Lucy Worsley

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Tonight’s the night for our Russian adventures – if you follow me on Twitter you may have spotted that I spent a few weeks last summer following the Romanovs around their former domain.  I hope you enjoy it if you get the chance to watch.

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A Very British Romance

We have a new series coming up for you on the history of romantic fiction – A Very British Romance is starting on Thursday October 8th, 9pm on BBC Four. What could be more natural than romance, finding the perfect partner and falling in love? In fact every ingredient in this scenario, so beloved of

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Lucy Worsley’s Reins of Power

Ok this is possibly the most bonkers programme you’ll see this year … I learned to perform the seventeenth century art of horse-dancing, as practiced by Duke of Newcastle in his Riding House at Bolsover Castle, one of England’s most curious buildings, and also the topic of my PhD thesis.  There are more pictures here,

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Tonight: I toast the Women’s Institute on BBC Two

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Thanks so much for watching if you’ve visited me after tonight’s programme!  Here’s a little more about it, from an article I wrote in this week’s Radio Times…  ‘I recently found myself making jam in a village hall, the quintessential Women’s Institute activity, with a group of Hampshire ladies who included the “Chutney Champion” of

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The last baby princess at Kensington Palace: the new Princess Charlotte’s predecessor…

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My article written for t’paper, reproduced here for you… ‘SO, there’s a new baby princess at Kensington Palace – born in time for breakfast on Saturday and back home in time for tea. It’s very nearly two hundred years since the last time Kensington Palace was home to a baby princess.  The future Queen Victoriawas born there at 4

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A year at Hampton Court – in pictures

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It’s been a year since I got rid of the photos cluttering up my phone, and so ‘a year in the life of Hampton Court’ seemed like a good topic for a picture post.  It’s inevitable, if you work at Hampton Court, that you just can’t stop taking pictures of the place, and then you’re

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