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Amanda Vickery has contributed to many Open University history programmes. In November 2010 she presented At Home with the Georgians, a three-part television series produced by Matchlight for the BBC, based on her book Behind Closed Doors.

In December 2011 Amanda Vickery presented The Many Lovers of Miss Jane Austen, again produced by Matchlight for BBC Two. In May 2013 Amanda Vickery co-presented Pride and Prejudice: Having a Ball alongside Alistair Sooke. The one-off episode recreated a regency ball, the social event at the heart of Pride and Prejudice, to mark the 200th anniversary of the novel’s release.


Amanda Vickery is a regular contributor to arts, history, and cultural review programmes broadcast by BBC Radio. She has appeared on BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time, Saturday Review, and Start the Week. In 2009 Amanda Vickery wrote and presented the 30-part series A History of Private Life on BBC Radio 4, which received critical acclaim. It has since been made into a BBC CD.

Since 2010 Amanda Vickery has presented the three series of the BBC Radio 4 history programme Voices from the Old Bailey. Amanda Vickery makes programmes for Radio 4 through independent production company Loftus Audio. In March 2011 Amanda Vickery was a guest on Private Passions, the biographical music discussion programme on BBC Radio 3.

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