Ruth Goodman Historian

Ruth Goodman (born 1963) is a British freelance historian of the Early Modern period specialising in offering advice to museums and heritage attractions. She is a specialist in British social history and is a presenter of the BBC educational documentary series Victorian Farm, Victorian Pharmacy and Edwardian Farm. She also presented the 2005 series Tales from the Green Valley, and occasionally presents features for The One Show. She has been a consultant to the Victoria & Albert Museum and Shakespeare in Love. She is also a member of the Tudor Group, a re-enactment organisation for the Tudor period. As a result of her social history research, she has stopped using detergents in her washing machine, never eats factory-farmed food and sometimes cooks on an open wood fire. Goodman participated in the 2011 series of Celebrity Masterchef.

Personal details

Date of birth
1963
Nationality
United Kingdom

Starring TV roles

1. Victorian Farm

Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages
British Broadcasting Corporation
January 8th, 2009 3 English

2. Victorian Pharmacy

Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages
British Broadcasting Corporation
July 15th, 2010 August 12th, 2010 1 English

3. Edwardian Farm

Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages
British Broadcasting Corporation
November 10th, 2010 1 English

Guest TV appearances

The One Show

Program genre

Special Interest
Talk show

External resources

The One Show is a topical magazine-style daily television programme broadcast live on BBC One and BBC One HD on weekdays. The programme is currently hosted by Alex Jones and Matt Baker from Monday-Thursday, with Chris Evans appearing instead of Baker on Fridays and stand-in presenters appearing when required.nIt runs every weeknight of the year starting at 7pm, excluding a two-week break for Christmas and a four-week break in the summer, when it is replaced by highlights show The One Show: Best of British presented by Matt Allwright and Lucy Siegle. It was originally broadcast from BBC Media Village in White City, London, but moved to Broadcasting House when the show returned on 6 January 2014 after its traditional Christmas break. It is the biggest single commission outside returning drama the BBC has ever handed out.nThe show lasts 30 minutes on most days but is extended to 60 minutes on Wednesdays.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S05-E136 February 8th, 2011
S05-E158 March 10th, 2011
S05-E139 February 11th, 2011
S05-E146 February 22nd, 2011
S05-E123 January 20th, 2011
S05-E165 March 22nd, 2011
S05-E131 February 1st, 2011
S05-E102 December 1st, 2010

Wikipedia

Check Ruth Goodman on wikipedia.

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