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The Tudors

Tom Sutcliffe discusses the connection between the Tudors and modern times with author Lady Antonia Fraser, composer Claire van Kampen, director Peter Kosminsky and historian Dan Jones.

Producer: Simon Tillotson.

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43 minutes

Lady Antonia Fraser

Lady Antonia Fraser is a British author of history, novels, biographies and detective fiction.

My History: A Memoir of Growing Up is published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson

Antonia Fraser

Claire van Kampen

Claire van Kampen is a composer and playwright.  She has been a Globe Associate for early Modern Music since 2007 and was the Director of Theatre Music at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre from its opening in 1997 until 2005.

Farinelli And The King is on at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare's Globe, Bankside, London SE1 9DT from 20 February 2015 – 08 March 2015

Claire van Kampen

Peter Kosminsky

Peter Kosminsky is a British writer, director and producer. He has directed Hollywood movies such as White Oleander and television films including Warriors, No Child of Mine, The Government Inspector and The Promise.

Director of a major adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Booker Prize-winning novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies for BBC Two.

Peter Kosminsky

Dan Jones

Dan Jones is a historian and journalist.

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors is published by Faber & Faber

Dan Jones


Role Contributor
Presenter Tom Sutcliffe
Interviewed Guest Antonia Fraser
Interviewed Guest Peter Kosminsky
Interviewed Guest Claire van Kampen
Interviewed Guest Dan Jones
Producer Simon Tillotson