Welcome to tracyborman.co.uk
Welcome to the official website of author and historian Tracy Borman. Here you will find details of Tracy's books, as well as a biography, details of events and book signings, and information on forthcoming publications. There are also links to other sites of interest.
Follow Tracy on Twitter: @BormanTracy
Tracy compared the fictional portrayals of Thomas Cromwell with the historical 'facts' in The Telegraph on 10 January:
Tracy's biography of Cromwell will be published by Hodder & Stoughton later this year.
Tracy gave an interview to Historical Honey about her life as a writer and curator for Historic Royal Palaces, which is available to view here:
Tracy appeared on ITV's Daybreak on the day of Prince George's christening. She was interviewed live at Kensington Palace about the history of royal births. You can watch the clip here at: https://www.itv.com/itvplayer/daybreak (see clips at 13:41 and 36:29). She was also interviewed for Sky's Sunrise programme on 25 October.
Tracy took part in a live Twitter Q&A for Historic Royal Palaces. You can see the debate on the HRP membership blog at: http://membersblog.hrp.org.uk/top-10-questions-from-dr-tracy-bormans-twitter-qa/
Tracy's latest book, Witches: A Tale of Sorcery, Scandal and Seduction, is out now! It has had excellent reviews in the Sunday Times, the Daily Telegraph, the Observer, the Literary Review, the Daily Express and most recently Platform505 Tracy will be giving talks on the book at a number of venues across the country from September - December (see Events page for details). Witches is available to order at Random House, amazon and other bookshops.
Tracy had an article on James I and witchcraft in the October issue of BBC History. She has also recorded a podcast about it, which is available at: http://www.historyextra.com/podcasts
Tracy will be taking part in BBC History Magazine's first History Weekend - a special event drawing together leading historians and authors from across the country. The event will take place in Malmesbury from Friday 25th to Sunday 27th October 2013. Tracy will be speaking about her new book, Witches, at 2pm on the Saturday. Find out more at: http://www.historyweekend.com/speaker-profile-tracy-borman
Tracy featured in the acclaimed new Channel 4 series, Walking Through History, presented by Tony Robinson. The programme, which was aired on Saturday 13th April 2013, explored 'The Tudor Way' in East Sussex. http://www.channel4.com/programmes/walking-through-history/4od
Tracy also featured in The King's War on Witchcraft, a Channel 5 documentary about witchcraft during the reign of James I. http://www.channel5.com/shows/revealed/episodes/the-kings-war-on-witches-revealed
Tracy has recently been appointed Interim Chief Curator for Historic Royal Palaces. In this exciting new role (which she shares with Chief Curator, Dr Lucy Worsley) Tracy will help to bring the history of five iconic palaces to life for visitors and the general public. Based at Hampton Court Palace, she will also work at the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Kew Palace and the Banqueting House, Whitehall. For more information about the palaces, visit: www.hrp.org.uk