My Thoughts on ‘The Great Fire: In Real Time’, Presented by Suzannah Lipscomb, Dan Jones and Rob Bell

FIRST AIRED: MAY-JUNE 2017 TV CHANNEL: CHANNEL 5 PRESENTERS: DR SUZANNAH LIPSCOMB, DAN JONES & ROB BELL Everyone has heard about the Great Fire of London in 1666. The story begins during the night of 2nd September 1666, when an unsuspecting bakery on Pudding Lane suddenly caught fire. Before it could be extinguished, the fire … Continue reading My Thoughts on ‘The Great Fire: In Real Time’, Presented by Suzannah Lipscomb, Dan Jones and Rob Bell

My Thoughts On ‘Elizabeth I’ – A Documentary by Dr. Suzannah Lipscomb and Dan Jones

FIRST AIRED: May 2017 CHANNEL: Channel 5 PRESENTERS: Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and Dan Jones WRITERS: Dr Suzannah Lipscomb, Dan Jones and Christopher Holt What is ‘Elizabeth I’ about?: ‘Elizabeth I’ is a three-part docudrama that explores the life of Queen Elizabeth I. Now you’re probably thinking: “There are already several documentaries on Elizabeth I! Surely … Continue reading My Thoughts On ‘Elizabeth I’ – A Documentary by Dr. Suzannah Lipscomb and Dan Jones

Anne Boleyn and Jane Seymour: Two Peas in a Pod? Part Two

To Put It Bluntly… Jane Seymour Is Boring!:    Many people accuse Jane of being a hypocrite. She presented herself as a quiet and demure Tudor wife, yet she also sat back and waited until her husband had executed her mistress before marrying him herself. Poor Jane Seymour simply cannot win! She can’t be blamed … Continue reading Anne Boleyn and Jane Seymour: Two Peas in a Pod? Part Two

Anne Boleyn and Jane Seymour – Two Peas in a Pod? Part One

“Night and day; heaven and hell.” At least, that’s how David Starkey describes the contrasts between King Henry VIII’s second and third wives. It is true that from all outward appearances, Anne Boleyn and Jane Seymour could not have been more opposite even if they tried! Their looks, their personalities and their legacies are so … Continue reading Anne Boleyn and Jane Seymour – Two Peas in a Pod? Part One