Rebecca Rideal

Rebecca is an author, former television producer and researcher (specialising  in the Stuart dynasty, the Restoration court, Anglo-Dutch Wars and seventeenth-century England).

As a specialist factual television producer she was responsible for developing and producing numerous history and science documentaries, including: Bloody Tales of the Tower, Adventurer’s Guide to Britain, Jack the Ripper: Killer Revealed, Escape from Nazi Death Camp and the triple Emmy award-winning series David Attenborough’s First Life.

rrShe is the founder and editor of the popular online history magazine The History Vault. Originally conceived as a forum for academics to reach a different audience, the magazine has grown to include book reviews, event highlights and behind-the-scenes accounts of historical drama and documentaries.

Rebecca’s first nonfiction book, 1666: Plague, War and Hellfire, is published by John Murray (UK) and St Martin Press (US).



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