Dr. Lucy Worsley is passionate about making history engaging to the widest possible audience. She is Chief Curator at the Historic Royal Palaces, the independent charity that welcomes more than 3 million visitors annually to the unoccupied royal palaces of London, including the Tower of London, Kensington Palace State apartments, and Hampton Court Palace. Lucy graduated from New College, Oxford with a first-class honors BA degree in Ancient and Modern History. She has since been awarded a Ph.D from the University of Sussex.
Alongside her very Royal day job Lucy has a successful television career including Lucy Worsley: Elizabeth I's Battle for God's Music (2017), Jane Austen: Behind Closed Doors (2017), and The Real Versailles (2016). The Guardian has called her the undisputed Queen of TV History.
Lucy has also written a number of well-received books including Jane Austen at Home, Cavalier: A Tale of Passion, Chivalry and Great Houses, Courtiers: A Secret History of Kensington Palace, and If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of Your Home. She has also written novels for children including My Name is Victoria and Eliza Rose.