The debut tour is set to begin in Stafford at the Gatehouse Theatre on the 17th April and conclude at Bishops Stortford at South Mill Arts on the 25th May.
Titled How To Be A Good Monarch – 1000 Years of Kings & Queens, the acclaimed historian and author’s first theatre tour will see her exploring some tumultuous tales of the good, the bad, the great and the mad, along with birth, romance, beheading, coronation, abdication, marriage, divorce, disaster, and triumph.
Through her show, Tracy Borman will explore the history and revolution of the British monarchy from 1066 to the present day to examine how the monarchy has become the way it is today.
As well as being an author and historian, Tracy Borman is 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 which includes Hampton Court Palace, the Tower of London, Kensington Palace, Kew Palace, Hillsborough Castle and the Banqueting House, Whitehall. Tracy was appointed Chancellor of Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln last year. On television Tracy presented The Private Lives of the Monarchs on Yesterday, and Channel 5’s Inside The Tower of London.
Meanwhile, she has had many books published including Elizabeth’s Women and the Sunday Times Bestseller Thomas Cromwell: The Untold Story of Henry Vlll’s Most Faithful Servant, which examines the life, loves and legacy of the man who changed the shape of England forever. She has also written a trilogy of novels that includes her debut, The King’s Witch, followed by The Devil’s Slave and The Fallen Angel. Her new book Anne Boleyn & Elizabeth I: The Mother and Daughter Who Changed History is set to be released on the 18th May and tells the story of this famous mother and daughter.
Her most recent book Crown & Sceptre which was published in 2021 has provided the backdrop for How To Be A Good Monarch – 1000 Years of Kings & Queens.
To find out more about the tour visit: https://www.tracyborman.co.uk/theatre