My Latest News

Welcome! I’m Lucy Worsley, by day Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, and by night a writer of history books.

My latest ones are: QUEEN VICTORIA, a new biography of the grand old lady, and for younger readers, a novel in which Jane Austen turns detective: THE AUSTEN GIRLS.


From My Blog

An interview in Good Housekeeping to celebrate THE AUSTEN GIRLS

To celebrate the publication of THE AUSTEN GIRLS, my friends at Good Housekeeping magazine have kindly run an interview with me conducted by the imitable Ella Dove … thank you!  She makes no apology for dressing up to make history more interesting, and here Lucy Worsley talks to Ella Dove about her passion for the past,

My interview in The Lady magazine

Good afternoon!  Here, in case you missed it, is a little interview for you, from  THE LADY magazine… LUCY WORSLEY …is a historian, author, Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, and presenter for the BBC. She has fronted programmes including The First Georgians: The German Kings Who Made Britain, A Very British Romance and co-presented

A tour of Eliza Rose’s Hampton Court

A lovely spring day at Hampton Court yesterday so out I went with my camera to make a photo tour for you.  These are the real places and real things that inspired me when I was writing my story set at the palace, ELIZA ROSE.  (Short commercial break warning: you can get your copy here!)