Welcome to Antonia Fraser's official website.

Since 1969, Antonia Fraser has written many acclaimed historical works which have been international bestsellers, including Marie Antoinette, (Franco-British Literary Prize 2001) Mary Queen of Scots (James Tait Black Memorial Prize), Cromwell: Our Chief of Men, The Six Wives of Henry VIII and The Gunpowder Plot: Terror and Faith in 1605 (St Louis Literary Award; CWA Non-Fiction Gold Dagger). She was awarded the Norton Medlicott Medal by the Historical Association in 2000.

Antonia Fraser was made DBE in 2011 for her services to literature. Her most recent book is Perilous Question, an exploration into the Great Reform Bill of 1832. She lives in London.
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Perilous Question: The Drama of the Great Reform Bill 1832

Antonia’s latest book is the Perilous Question, out in hardback.

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3rd February 6.30pm - 8.30pm - Waterstones Piccadilly
Antonia Fraser will be in conversation with Antony Beevor for a Writers in Conversation event organised by the Society of Authors and chaired by Anne Sebba. Tickets cost £20 for members online and £24 offline. Tickets for non-members cost £25 online and £30 offline. Find out more and buy tickets

5th February 7pm - The Idler Academy, 81 Westbourne Park Road, London, W2 5QH
Antonia Fraser will be in conversation with Tom Hodgkinson to celebrate the publication of her new memoir. She will be talking about her childhood and early life and her love of history. Find out more and buy tickets

7th March 11am - The Bath Literary Festival, Theatre Royal Bath, Sawclose, Bath BA1 1ET
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12th March 5.30pm - Lyttleton Theatre, National Theatre, South Bank, London, SE1 9PX
A talk with Antonia Fraser, chaired by Mark Lawson, followed by a book signing. Find out more and buy tickets

19th March- Daunt Books Festival, 83 Marylebone High Street, London, W1U 4QW
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22nd March - Oxford Literary Festival
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14th April - The Oldie Literary Lunch
Lady Antonia Fraser will be talking about her two recent books, her childhood memoir, My History and Must You Go: My Life with Harold Pinter, with broadcaster Mark Lawson. To book tickets call Katherine or Jenny on 01225 42 73 11 between the hours of 9am and 3pm, Monday-Friday. Tickets £62. Find out more