Rebecca has written for a range of publications, including New Statesman, The Guardian, BBC History Magazine and History Today. Her writing focuses on history, but she can sometimes be found dipping her toe in cultural and political news.
- The First Book Interview, The Guardian
- Yes, Gunpowder is brutal and sickening. Just like 17th-century Britain
- Should the Americanisation (or Americanization) of English worry us?
- The Great Fire of London is a lesson for us in how to cope with disaster
- Hilary Mantel was right – some academics dislike novelists. But why?
- Were 17th-century women really as rebellious as Jamestown makes out? Absolutely
- The Gunpowder Plot’s influence on Britain goes far beyond BBC TV series or fireworks
- Sylvia Plath had depression and a brain – she’s still allowed to smile
- Don’t give Rio Ferdinand a hard time, we should be more accepting of career changes
- Forget the big historical names, it’s historic fear of disease that Game of Thrones nails
- Is the Great Fire of London a blueprint for how governments deal with disasters?
- Women and the Great Plague BBC History Magazine
- 10 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Great Fire of London, BBC History Magazine
- Ben Jonson and the Great Plague of 1603 Royal Shakespeare Company, The Alchemist programme
- A Rake’s Progress: The Earl of Rochester and the 2nd Anglo-Dutch War National Maritime Museum Blog
- Crossrail: Remembering the Ordinary People History Today
- Ebola, Plague and Border Control History Today