Blog posts in total 4
In celebration of the 500th anniversary of one of the nation’s finest historical buildings, Lucy Worsley explores Hampton Court’s historical importance and intrigue, and discusses the fate of the infamous characters that passed between its walls.
'They were thrust into a job they hadn’t asked for ... which practically destroyed their personal lives.’ Curator and presenter Lucy Worsley shares her favourite stories about the German kings and queens in the BBC Four documentary.
A ballroom, pretty dresses, couples twirling round the floor to the swelling music of the Waltz. What could be more genteel? Well, as I discovered in my new series Elegance and Decadence: The Age of the Regency, the waltz was the Regency equivalent of dirty dancing. When it firs...
When the BBC suggested that I temporarily leave my usual rather grand surroundings at Britain's Historic Royal Palaces, where I work as a curator, in order to present If Walls Could Talk: The History Of The Home, I was thrilled. This BBC Four series explores the history of British homes at ...