Suzannah Lipscomb contributed to five episodes of The Secret Life Of: for the Yesterday Channel. The series was designed to give “tabloid treatment of historical icons” and includes an episode where Lipscomb and co-host Lucy Worsley “revel in these raunchy titbits” about Henry VIII’s love life. Suzannah Lipscomb also contributed to Time Team, Series 20, for Channel 4.
With Joe Crowley Suzannah Lipscomb presented Bloody Tales of Europe and Bloody Tales of the Tower for National Geographic Channel. In May 2013 Suzannah Lipscomb appeared in The Last Days of Anne Boleyn BBC2 with other historians and historical novelists, including David Starkey, Philippa Gregory and Hilary Mantel.
Suzannah Lipscomb co-presented I Never Knew That About Britain, for ITV (2014). The series was described by The Independent’s critic Ellen Jones as “too busy adorning the obvious with bunting to uncover anything truly fascinating”.
Suzannah Lipscomb wrote and presented a two-part documentary Henry and Anne: The Lovers Who Changed History for Channel 5. The Daily Telegraph critic Jake Wallis Simons called it “dumbed-down tommyrot”. However, the Radio Times said “Dr Suzannah Lipscomb can manage the story of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn perfectly well all by herself”.
Suzannah Lipscomb wrote and presented Hidden Killers of the Victorian Home for BBC Four, as well as the follow up shows New Hidden Killers of the Victorian Home, Hidden Killers of the Edwardian Home, and Hidden Killers of the Tudor Home. Clive James writing in the Daily Telegraph gave Hidden Killers of the Edwardian Home a positive review, “principally because Ms Lipscomb was almost as fascinating as her subject”.
In October 2015 Suzannah Lipscomb wrote and presented Witch Hunt: A Century of Murder, a two-part documentary for Channel 5. In January 2016 Suzannah Lipscomb appeared on the BBC Two comedy panel game show.