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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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The Death of Stalin 23h
Listen to the Guardian! It calls The Death Of Stalin “The Film Of The Year” ★★★★★In Cinemas Friday, Get Tickets Now:
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My god but this closing duet with Chris Martin is sublime. Miss you and your voice so much
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So looking forward to tonight's GeorgeMichaelfest on Channel 4 One of the great singer songwriters of last 30 yrs
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Kino Klassika 17h
's crew combed through all Moscow and St Petersburg museums to find these treasures for : 26.10
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Looking forward to my event on this Sat 21 Oct with BBC world correspondent Jamie Coomarasamy
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Helen Rappaport 21h
Replying to @VictorianWeb @uttley
I wish ....
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Very strange ominous leaden pink sky here in West Dorset. Something is brewing. How are you doing West Coast of Ireland??
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Replying to @uttley @VictorianWeb
Agreed but Clark was past it when it came to Albert’s final illness. Vic would not get rid of him because he was a familiar face
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Replying to @uttley @VictorianWeb
In TV artistic licence takes precedence I’m afraid. I can only advise.
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Helen Rappaport Oct 15
Replying to @uttley @VictorianWeb
51 and not gay
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Helen Rappaport Oct 15
Replying to @uttley @VictorianWeb
Really not sure but Albert blamed Lehzen tho Royal doctor Clark was pretty incompetent.
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Helen Rappaport Oct 15
Replying to @Sam6144
He was his private secretary
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Helen Rappaport Oct 15
Lehzen sent back to Hanover 1842 because Albert hated her so much. Called her ‘the old hag’ ‘a crazy stupid intriguer’
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Helen Rappaport Oct 15
Drummond shot 1843 by Daniel M’Naghten mistakenly for Peel. Trial led to M’Naghten Rules: not guilty by reason of insanity
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Soviet Visuals Oct 15
Soviet children’s magazine ‘Murzilka’ (1924)."We are coming, we are coming - we’ll exterminate the entire bourgeoisie” via
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Helen Rappaport Oct 15
Series 2 does not go to 1854 so cd hardly feature this story & why should it? A very peripheral story
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Russian Telegraph Oct 14
Electricity in Petrograd available 6 hours a day, 18:00-24:00. Candles cost 2 rubles/piece, kerosene practically unobtainable
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Russia in Revolution Oct 14
Oct 15th 1917: “Fair women and strong men alike fell under the control of [Rasputin’s] mysterious power”: coming soon in the Evening Ledger.
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Helen Rappaport Oct 14
Kerensky 'more afraid of doing the wrong thing than anxious to do the right thing' acc to Somerset Maugham - British agent in
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Kitty Pridden Oct 13
18th Century Court Mantua, silk woven in France 1753-55 dress made in England 1755-1760 via
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