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Helen Rappaport
Writer, historian, TV talking head. Lover of all things Victorian, Gothic & late Imperial Russian. Historical Consultant on ITV Victoria. Big fan of ScandiNoir
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Helen Rappaport 3h
I had a Saturday job in Boots before it became Boots and was Timothy White's
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Victorian Web 14h
Wondering if the snowdrops are out yet in Highgate Cemetery
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Helen Rappaport Jan 22
I can see that Sister Ursula is going to be a barrel of laughs
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Wilhelm Gustloff Jan 21
William Page Atkinson Wells A Lancashire Village 1908
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The Sun Jan 21
And this is why you shouldn't walk and text...
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Victorian Web Jan 21
"Slaves below deck" by Lt Francis Meynell, c1846 (thanks ) when trying to stop the Angolan slave trade
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BookSafari Jan 21
Today's free & bargain priced ebooks at
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Helen Rappaport Jan 20
Just signed for BT Infinity2 fibre optic which goes live in village 3 Feb Cant wait to stop screaming at that nasty little whirling golfball
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Victorian Web Jan 19
Turner loved his wintry painting, "Frosty Morning" (exhib. 1813) which may include his daughter (in blue)
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Helen Rappaport Jan 19
Phew Very intense hour & half non stop interview on Revolution & Romanovs trying to juggle so many themes & encapsulate in neat soundbites
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Daisy Goodwin Jan 18
In Praise of Victoria’s Gloriously Over-the-top Updos via
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Helen Rappaport Jan 18
I don't know - hope so.
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Helen Rappaport Jan 18
Postman just knocked with advance copy US hardback of & lovely review GB-Russia Society mag
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Helen Rappaport Jan 18
Tomorrow a film crew are coming to film me talking Russia Lenin Romanovs & Revolution for this new Netflix doco
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Victorian Web Jan 17
Interesting: statesmanlike pose (hand tucked in waistcoat) suggests nobility of the figure himself, and the artist's respect for him.
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Victorian Web Jan 17
Very exotic! Echoed in the painting on the wall.
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Victorian Web Jan 17
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Helen Rappaport Jan 17
'6 serious assassination attempts' against her is a nonsense. Most of 'attackers' incompetent attention seekers not assassins.
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Christopher Howse Jan 17
Fondness for broad beans: painting on vellum by Giovanna Garzoni, 1600-70, Pitti Palace, Florence.
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Dr Liv Gibbs Jan 17
Lincoln by Albert Goodwin 1902 ().
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