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Dr fern Riddell

DR Fern Riddell is a cultural historian, and an expert in sex, suffrage and entertainment in the Victorian and Edwardian eras.

Host of The History Channel's Podcast series #NotWhatYouThought and Presenter of BBc 4's 'A Victorian Scandal: The Rudest Book in Britain', Her first book, The Victorian Guide To Sex, tackled the myths of Victorian prudishness. 

 

her latest book, Death In Ten Minutes, is an explosive account of the Suffragette bomber and birth control activist, Kitty Marion. Fern's unique research into the suffragettes, taken from Death In Ten Minutes, was used in the BafTA Nominated documentary 'Suffragettes with lucy worseley'. 

Historical Consultant for the BAFTA award-winning BBC and Amazon drama Ripper Street, she has advised on dramas for both the BBC and ITV2. As an on screen expert, she has appeared on Specialist Factual productions for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, Sky Arts, Smithsonian, BBC Radio 3 and 4, and has appeared as an expert historian for radio and television across the world, HAVING workED with both Audible and Spotify. 

She writes for The Guardian, Huffington PostTimes Higher Education, The Telegraph, The New Statesman and BBC History Magazine. Her work has also appeared in THE DAILY MAIL, Penthouse and Time.COM. 

Represented by Kirsty McLachlan, David Goodwin associates 

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Books

The victorian guide to sex

death in ten minutes

Consult the oracle

 

'Fierce, fresh and feminist,

Fern Riddell tells the story of Suffragette Kitty Marion in a way that fizzes and shocks. Exciting, twisty and very very timely.'

Lucy Worsley

 
 
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#Ditm in the Press

AMERICA!!

in time for

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

 #DITM

2019

out now

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2019
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Appearing as an expert on all aspects of sex, suffrage and culture in the 19th and early 20th centuries, Dr Fern Riddell has appeared onscreen for multiple BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Sky Arts documentaries, as well as presenting short films for BBC Arts and BBC iWonder.

 

Picked as one of BBC Radio 3's Ten 'New Generation Thinkers' for 2013, she has also appeared regularly on R3's FreeThinking, R4's Front Row, Making History, and presented for R3's Sunday Feature and The Essay.

Full Credit listing available here

 

Historical Consultant

Starting as part of the consulting team for the brilliant BBC prime-time drama, Ripper Street, series 3-5, Fern has gone on to advise on multiple drama productions for both the BBC and ITV. This involves consulting at any and all stages of devolopement - from planning to production - and being on call during filming for any questions from the set.  

 

Fern has also consulted on multiple stage productions, including for the Royal Shakespeare Company, running a workshop for the cast on 19th-Century attitudes, and answering questions from the production team. 

off-screen consulting for specialist factual includes Horrible Histories, Who Do You Think you Are, and most recently, as the lead consultant for Lucy WOrsely's 'How Women Got The Vote', which used Fern's original PHD Research to construct a never-before seen history of the WOmen's Suffrage movement in the u.k. 

 

For availability and fees, Contact Here.

 
 

CONTACT

FOR all ENQUIRIES PLEASE CONTACT:

KIRSTY MCLACHLAN

kirsty@davidgodwinassociates.co.uk

DAVID GODWIN ASSOCIATES 

http://www.davidgodwinassociates.com

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