The Many Lovers of Jane Austen: ‘Behind Closed Doors’ author Amanda Vickery returns to our TV screens this Christmas
To mark the 200th anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen’s first novel, Sense and Sensibility, Amanda Vickery, broadcaster and author of Behind Closed Doors: At Home in Georgian England, returns to our TV screens with ‘The Many Lovers Of Miss Jane Austen’. In this new show on BBC2 Amanda Vickery, who presented the acclaimed TV series ‘At … Read more
Author and broadcaster Amanda Vickery returns to Radio 4 for the second series of the acclaimed ‘Voices from the Old Bailey’. Starting today at 9am (repeated again tonight at 9.30pm), Amanda Vickery, whose Yale book Behind Closed Doors was adapted for TV last year, presents dramatised extracts from gripping Old Bailey court cases from the 18th century and discusses with … Read more
Historians use the records of the Old Bailey to study criminal justice and the criminal underclass, but you can also use them to recreate work and play, relationships and attitudes, street-life and shopping, the list goes on and on. I am awed by the magical access they give to a world we have lost – … Read more
Highwaymen LISTEN: BBC Radio 4 Thursday 15th @ 09:00 In this new series Professor Amanda Vickery presents dramatised extracts from gripping court cases and discusses with fellow historians what they reveal about 18th century society and culture. Amanda Vickery was the presenter of the highly successful “A History of Private Life” on BBC Radio 4 … Read more
This autumn, the BBC will be showing a new series about Georgian private life, based around Amanda Vickery’s highly praised book Behind Closed Doors.