On 30 July, at 9pm, for those in the UK, I'm was one of ten presenters counting down the World's Worst Natural Disasters on More 4. Mine was historic and devastated the globe in the 14th century, and it got No. 1 billing...
In my July 2014 column for History Today, I reflected on feelings and friendship in the past.... How Does It Feel?
I was on the panel for BBC4's Making History at this years Chalke Valley History Festival? The other panelists were Jon Snow, David Reynolds, and Andrea Wulf. The programme was aired on 12th August, 2014. Whilst there I also gave a talk entitled Magnificence, Love and Scaffolds.
An inherent tension between the past and the present becomes explicit when we make our assessments of historical figures, argues Suzannah Lipscomb in her History Today column of June 2014. Were the lampooning authors of 1066 and All That actually onto something with their list of ‘103 Good Things and 5 Bad…
I was an historian among scientists at Cheltenham Science Festival today - speaking on the Mary Rose as a Tudor Time Capsule and Dying to be Beautiful.
Amazing. We've 3D printed Henry VIII's crownYou can get your hands on the world's first 3D printed royal crown this week, 28-30 May at Hampton Court PalaceSee how we did it.
I've devised and will be leading this Tudor Tour with Historical Trips in September 2015. Do come!
The week of 26th May 2014 was History Week at NCH, and New College of the Humanities is featuring one member of the History faculty via blogs and videos each day. This was my turn:
First day today filming the new episode of Hidden Killers, this time of the Tudor home. With Dr Steven Gunn, soundman Hywel Jones, executive producer Jobim Sampson, and the perfectly named cameraman, Tudor Evans. For all you lovely people who might want to watch it, it will air as part…
In advance of my Henry and Anne series, I joined the panel of The Wright Stuff as the day’s special guest on Thursday 20 February. We discussed Edward Snowden’s appointment as Rector of Glasgow University, why feminism is considered by some to be an ugly word, which period in history…
On 29th April, 2014 I went on the set of a new TV mini-series about The Great Fire of London which series began airing on 16th October. The cast is incredible: Jack Huston, Rose Leslie and Charles Dance (Game of Thrones - Ygritte and Tywin Lannister), Daniel Mays (whom I last…
In April 2014 Dan Snow and I pitched rival teams in a game across London to test the role of command and communications in WW1. Great fun! And is airing on iPlayer as part of the WW1 Uncut series.
Suzannah co-presented I Never Knew That About Britain, an eight-part series for ITV in March and April 2014, with Paul Martin and Steve Mould. Based on the book by Christopher Winn, it attracted an audience of 3.8 million viewers. Made by Potato for ITV.
Just to clear up any misunderstanding. Henry VIII DID NOT have a seventh wife (as far as we know ;)). It was just an April Fool's prank!
So how many of you fell for our April Fools' - Henry VIII “had 7th wife”?! Thanks to Dr Suzannah Lipscomb for taking part! http://bit.ly/1hUKxHo
Yesterday's news... Henry VIII “had seventh wife”, claims historian http://bit.ly/1hUKxHo
On 3rd March, I joined Paul Martin and scientist Steve Mould to present a new series called I Never Knew that About Britain, based on the books by Christopher Winn. Here's what the Daily Express had to say about it!
On Monday, Paul, Steve and I went on the Alan Titchmarsh Show to talk about I Never Knew that About Britain. As well as the lovely Alan, I was particularly chuffed to meet Simon Callow and Adam Richman, and Ashleigh and Pudsey were brilliant!
In this two-part series for CHANNEL FIVE, historian Dr Suzannah Lipscomb unfolds the extraordinary story of the tumultuous love affair between Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, and asks: was it really love that brought them together? And was it love that tore them apart? The first episode aired on Thursday 20 February 2014 at…
I went on on 20th February to talk feminism, history, men who marry repeatedly (think Henry VIII) and Snowden.