Tracy Borman

Tracy Borman is a best-selling author, historian and broadcaster. She studied and taught history at the University of Hull and was awarded a PHD in 1997. She has worked for a range of historic properties and national heritage organisations, including the Heritage Lottery Fund, The National Archives and English Heritage. Tracy is now Chief Executive of the Heritage Education Trust, a charity that encourages children to visit and learn from historic properties. She is also Joint Chief Curator for Historic Royal Palaces, the charity that manages Hampton Court Palace, the Tower of London, Kensington Palace, Kew Palace, Hillsborough Castle and the Banqueting House, Whitehall.

Tracy has regularly appeared on television and radio as both a presenter and panel member. Her TV credits include Inside the Tower of London, Britain’s Easter Story, University Challenge and Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him. In addition, she also gives public talks and lectures on a wide range of subjects. One of the series she presented, Private Lives of the Tudors, was based on her book of the same name. 

Tracy is the bestselling author of a number of books including a highly acclaimed biography of Thomas Cromwell and a sequence of novels set in Jacobean England.



The Fall of Anne Boleyn, 2020 (Channel 5)

Private Lives of the Tudors, 2016 (Yesterday)

Private Lives of the Monarchs , 2017 (Yesterday)

Private Lives, 2018 (Yesterday)

Inside the Tower of London, 2018 (Channel 5)

Britain's Easter Story , 2019 (BBC 1)

Britain's Christmas Story, 2019 (BBC 1) 

University Challenge, 2019 (BBC 2)

Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him, (Smithsonian Channel)