HISTORY HIT PODCAST – Christmas Special 2017 – with Dan Snow, Helen Castor, Anna Whitelock and Sarah Churchwell









TV: Contributor to episodes 2 & 3 of the RTS Award-winning & BAFTA-nominated documentary series, ELIZABETH I’S SECRET AGENTS (72 Films for BBC 2 & PBS) – Click here for more details








REVIEWLady Fanshawe’s Receipt Book by Lucy Moore for the Daily Telegraph

Gunpowder Goes off with a Bang – Review of the first episode of the BBC 1 drama Gunpowder for the Sunday Times

REVIEW: To Catch a King by Charles Spencer for the Daily Telegraph


REVIEW: Black Tudors by Miranda Kaufmann for the Financial Times

16 September – HISTORY MASTERCLASS on The Gunpowder Plot, Stowe School, Buckingham, 10am-1pm

The Gunpowder Plot – A History Masterclass with Jessie Childs

History Today interview – ON THE SPOT


29 June – Chalke Valley History Festival: How To Be a Historian – HISTORY MASTERCLASS with Suzannah Lipscomb, Sam Willis and James Daybell, 10am – 12.30. click here for more info.

29 June – TV: History Hit Live at the Chalke Valley History Festival – with Dan Snow and James Holland (at 33:40): https://youtu.be/e3phzE9GQrA?t=33m40s



27 June –  RADIO BBC Wiltshire – talking history on the James Thomas show click here to listen again


REVIEWLondon’s Triumph: Merchant Adventurers and the Tudor City by Stephen Alford for the Guardian


REVIEWYoung & Damned & Fair: The Life and Tragedy of Catherine Howard at the Court of Henry VIII by Gareth Russell for Literary Review

REVIEWPoets, Players, and Preachers: Remembering the Gunpowder Plot in Seventeenth-Century England by Anne James for TLS