Media

 

This page is constantly updated with media mentions related to myself and my books. Please come back often, and feel free to tell me about any I have missed!

9 June 2018 – The Weekly News published an article/interview about Victorian Scandals.

5 June 2018 – I appeared on Radio Talk Europe, talking about The Girl.

4 June 2018 – I appeared on the Bernie Keith show on BBC Radio Northampton, talking about The Girl (and a brief mention of Victorian Scandals). You can listen here until end of June.

4 June 2018 – An article I wrote about The Girl appeared in Yours Retro.

2 June 2018 – The Weekly News published part two of the article/interview about The Girl.

1 June 2018 – Tara Hanks wrote a glowing review for The Girl. You can read it here.

1 June 2018 – The Monroe Book Blog gave The Girl an outstanding review. You can read it here.

31 May 2018 – I wrote an article for Female First, entitled ’10 Things You Didn’t Know about Marilyn Monroe’. You can read it here.

29 May 2018 – Andrea’s Attic posted a vlog review of The Girl. You can watch here.

26 May 2018 – The Weekly News published part one of the article/interview about The Girl.

16 May 2018 – I appeared at Birkbeck University, to talk about Marilyn as a feminist. A podcast is available here.

13 May 2018 – The Megan Monroes blog wrote a stunning review for The Girl. You can read it here.

12 May 2018 – The Battered Body Beneath the Flagstones was named by the Daily Express as one of their Spring Reads.

11 May 2018 – An article I wrote about Marilyn Monroe as a feminist, appeared in The Lady magazine.

10 May 2018 – I was interviewed on Radio Gorgeous, talking about Marilyn. You can hear the chat here.

10 May 2018 – The Girl received a stellar review from Classic Blondes. You can read it here.

9 May 2018 – The Girl received a rave review from Avalinah’s Books. You can read it here.

7 May 2018 – The Big Issue featured my article, ‘The Top 5 Books which expose the Victorian Underbelly’, along with details of Victorian Scandals.

6 May 2018  – I did a 90 minute Q&A on the Immortal Marilyn Facebook page, all about The Girl.

4 May 2018 – Victorian Scandals was advertised in the Daily Express.

3 May 2018  – The Girl was given a brilliant review in The Rage magazine.

3 May 2018 – Immortal Marilyn gave The Girl an outstanding review. You can read it here.

27 April 2018 – The Girl is featured in the May issue of Ireland’s Image magazine.

27 April 2018 – I was interviewed about The Girl for the Homegirl Talk website. You can read it here.

15 April 2018 – My article, Ten Shocking Stories of the Victorian Age was published in The Sunday Express. It can be read here.

13 April 2018 – Andrea’s Attic posted a video review of The Battered Body. You can watch here.

12 April 2018. The Battered Body Beneath the Flagstones was reviewed on Andrea Pryke’s Books Books Books Blog. You can read it here.

12 April 2018 – Clare and Lou’s Mad About Books Blog, gave The Battered Body a five star review. You can read it here.

4 April 2018 – The Harrow Times included The Battered Body in their selection of upcoming April releases. You can see the list here.

4 April 2018 – An extract from The Girl appeared on the Los Angeles Magazine website. You can read it here.

April 2018 – Stylist magazine included The Girl in their top spring books list.

2017 – Article in Yours Retro about Marilyn Monroe.

2017 interview with Tara Hanks for Art Decades magazine. You can read about the interview and order the magazine, here.

2017 article and interview about Carole Lombard: Twentieth Century Star, from The Sunday Post. Click here.

2017 review of my 1995 book, Marilyn’s Addresses, from Immortal Marilyn. Click here.

2017 interview with the Irish Marilyn Monroe fan club. Part one and part two.

7 January 2017 – Article on Carole Lombard in The Weekly News.

2016 – A ‘talking head’ on the documentary Artists in Love (A Sky Arts production). This programme was dedicated to Marilyn’s relationship with Arthur Miller.

2016 – Article about Carole Lombard in Yours Retro.

2016 review of Carole Lombard: Twentieth Century Star, from That William Powell Site. Click here.

22 August 2016 article about Carole Lombard: Twentieth Century Star, from The Express. Click here.

2016 review of Carole Lombard: Twentieth Century Star, from We Are Cult. Click here.

2016 YouTube review of A Girl Called Pearl, from Andrea’s Attic. Click here.

2016 YouTube review of Carole Lombard: Twentieth Century Star, from Andrea’s Attic. Click here.

2016 YouTube review of The Ice Cream Blonde, from Andrea’s Attic. Click here.

2016 interview with Out of the Past, about The Ice Cream Blonde. Click here.

1 March 2016 – A Review from Bust Magazine. They gave The Ice Cream Blonde a five bosom rating! 🙂

December 2015 – The Ice Cream Blonde was voted one of 2015’s best film books by The Huffington Post.

7 December 2015 – Feature on Before Marilyn in National Enquirer.

November 2015 – I was interviewed about The Ice Cream Blonde for The Larry Corley Show.

September 2015 – Review of Before Marilyn in Vintage Life.

9 August 2015 – Letter in The People, in appreciation of Before Marilyn.

7 August 2015 – Review of Before Marilyn in The Lady.

2 August 2015 – Feature in The People about Before Marilyn.

27 June 2015 – Feature on Before Marilyn in The Times Magazine.

21 June 2015 – Feature on Before Marilyn in Event Magazine and The Mail on Sunday.

20 April 2015 – Review of Madonna in Hello magazine.

April 2015 – Mention of Madonna in The Radio Times.

2015 interview  and review of The Ice Cream Blonde with Hometowns to Hollywood. Click here.

2015 review of Before Marilyn, from Immortal Marilyn. Click here.

2015 – The Ice Cream Blonde was included in Stephen Rea’s ‘Picks of the Week’ list for the Philadelphia Inquirer.

2015 – The Ice Cream Blonde was reviewed on EDGE and syndicated around the United States.

2015 – The Ice Cream Blonde was included on the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s  list of “100 books for holiday gift-giving.”

2015 review of The Ice Cream Blonde, from On Wednesdays. Click here.

2015 review of The Ice Cream Blonde, from A Classic Movie Blog. Click here.

2015 review of The Ice Cream Blonde, from Journeys in Classic Film. Click here.

2015 review of The Ice Cream Blonde from A Person in the Dark. Click here.

2015 book extract of The Ice Cream Blonde, from IndieWire. Click here.

2015 review of The Ice Cream Blonde, from Now Voyaging. Click here.

2015 news report by TCM, about The Ice Cream Blonde. Click here.

2015 review of The Ice Cream Blonde, from The Hollywood Review. Click here.

2015 review of The Ice Cream Blonde by the late, great Liz Smith. Click here.

2015 review of The Ice Cream Blonde, from Spellbound by Movies. Click here.

2015 interview with John Greco, about The Ice Cream Blonde. Click here.

2015 review of Madonna, from the Madonna Underground page. Click here.

2015 interview with Madonna Underground, about my Madonna book. Click here.

2015 review of The Ice Cream Blonde, from Retroist. Click here.

2015 review of The Ice Cream Blonde, from Silent-ology. Click here.

2015 interview about Madonna, with the News of Madonna website. Click here.

2015 interview with Lady Eve, about The Ice Cream Blonde. Click here.

2015 review of The Ice Cream Blonde, from TMP Reads. Click here.

2015 review of The Ice Cream Blonde, from the New York Journal of Books. Click here.

2015 review of The Ice Cream Blonde, from American Microreviews. Click here.

2015 YouTube interview with The Junot Files, about The Mammoth Book of Madonna. Click here.

2015 article about Before Marilyn, from The Daily Mail. Click here.

2015 article about Before Marilyn, from The New York Post. Click here.

2015 article about Before Marilyn, from Harper’s Bazaar. Click here.

2015 article about Before Marilyn, from The Mirror. Click here.

2015 Behind-the-scenes on the writing of The Ice Cream Blonde. Click here.

2015 YouTube interview with The Junot Files, about The Ice Cream Blonde. Click here.

2015 article about Before Marilyn, from Prima. Click here.

2015 – Before Marilyn was featured on the Lorraine Live television show.

2015 review of The Ice Cream Blonde, from the Pre-code blog. Click here.

2013 interview about my career and Hollywood Scandals, on the Bookpleasures website. Click here.

2013 interview with The Mitford Society, about my writing life. Click here.

2013 interview with Michael G. Ankerich, on all kinds of different subjects, including Carole Lombard. Click here.

December 2012 – Article about achieving my dreams, in Thrive In Life. Click here.

2012 – Article about Marilyn Monroe in Emirates Woman. Click here.

2012 – Television appearance on the Alan Titchmarsh Show, about Marilyn Monroe: Private and Undisclosed/Confidential.

2012 review of Marilyn Monroe: Private and Undisclosed/Confidential, from Veronica’s Vintage. Click here.

2012 review of Marilyn Monroe: Private and Undisclosed/Confidential, from Journeys in Classic Film. Click here.

2012 review of Marilyn Monroe: Private and Undisclosed/Confidential, from Immortal Marilyn. Click here.

2012 review of Marilyn Monroe: Private and Undisclosed/Confidential, from For Books’ Sake. Click here.

2012 review of Marilyn Monroe: Private and Undisclosed/Confidential, from sjhstrangetales. Click here.

2012 short article I wrote about Marilyn Monroe: Private and Undisclosed/Confidential, from The Huffington Post. Click here.

2012 Interview with fan club Immortal Marilyn, about my book, Marilyn Monroe: Private and Undisclosed New edition (aka Private and Confidential), and my writing career: Click here.

2011 – Appearance on The One Show (BBC), talking about the film, My Week With Marilyn.

2007 review of Marilyn Monroe: Private and Undisclosed (original edition), by David Marshall. Click here.

2007 – The publication of Marilyn Monroe: Private and Undisclosed created many reviews and media mentions. Among them were The Sunday Times magazine (eight pages plus cover), Red, Woman and Home, Harper’s Bazaar, Yours, The New York Post (Page Six), People’s Friend, and My Weekly.

2007-2014 – I wrote a weekly column for my local newspaper, The Northamptonshire Evening Telegraph.

2007-2009 – I wrote various articles for Yoga Magazine, including an interview with Olivia Newton John and many legendary yoga teachers.

1999 – BBC National News, talking about the Marilyn Monroe auction.

1999 – Sky News, talking about the Marilyn Monroe auction.

1997 – Collector’s Lot, showcasing my Marilyn Monroe collection and Marilyn’s Addresses. My appearance on this show led to my contribution in the official Collector’s Lot book, published a little later.

1995 – Marilyn’s Addresses was featured in the Today newspaper, Empire magazine and more.

1991-present day – I have appeared on hundreds of radio stations and podcasts around the world. These include: BBC Radio Leicester, BBC Radio Northampton, BBC Radio Cambridgeshire, BBC Radio Bristol, BBC Southern Counties Radio, BBC Radio Oxford, BBC Radio Kent, BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio Derby, BBC Radio Hereford and Worcester, BBC Radio Manchester, BBC Radio Tees, BBC Radio Stoke, The Cocktail Nation, WM Radio, GLR Radio, Radio Corby FM, Radio London and many more.