Right now Tessa is filming a brand new history series for Channel 4 – working title Genealogy Road Show.

More details to follow soon.


Tessa has been the historian on BAFTA-winning Coast since 2009,
and in 2016 anchored Coast The Great Guide with Neil Oliver.


Tessa can regularly be seen on BBC Breakfast’s paper review.

Tessa has also fronted series for Discovery, American History Channel and BBC Wales, and has presented one-off documentaries for UKTV, BBC London and BBC Bristol. She’s been a contestant on ‘Celebrity’ Pointless and an appearance on ‘Celebrity’ Eggheads is imminent!

Some of her work is available to view on Youtube

Radio 4 and the World Service, including Crossing Continents and From Our Own Correspondent
feature Tessa’s on air-work which has a distinct Romanian bias.

Gold & Governance in Romania

Romania, Religion & Riches

Moldova – Sour Grapes

Romanian Migration

Homecoming

The Power & The Faith

Iona – God’s Island

Romania’s Orphans – Young adults leave horror behind

A Lost City – Bucharest before the Communists came

Moldova – caught between Russian & EU ambitions

Irina Nestor

Adult Orphans

Expelled Roma