The BBC One Inside/Out feature on Gertrude Bell presented by Professor Helen Berry is now available on YouTube – click here
Watch Helen Berry present a feature on BBC1’s Inside/Out programme about the remarkable archaeologist, explorer and diplomat Gertrude Bell http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04xy0x8.
What does your taste say about you? Read Helen Berry’s blog – on the meaning of taste from Hogarth to Grayson Perry http://blog.oup.com/2012/10/taste-morality-william-hogarth-grayson-perry/
A review of The Castrato and His Wife in the Wall Street Journal has sparked a row among readers over the Catholic Church’s involvement in the castration of boys for church choirs. Read more
January 2012 – ‘A gifted historian with a great story to tell’ – Washington Post…read more
Read more by Helen Berry in the ‘Wonders and Marvels’ blog about the witnesses who were called in the court case involving the castrato Giusto Ferdinando Tenducci http://www.wondersandmarvels.com/2011/12/the-castrato-and-his-wife.html
Read Mary Laven’s review of The Castrato and His Wife in History Today http://www.historytoday.com/blog/2011/11/castrato-and-his-wife
The Castrato and His Wife has been longlisted for the Longman/History Today ‘Book of the Year’. http://www.historytoday.com/blog/2011/11/longman-history-today-book-year-longlist