Home Upcoming Events History Litfest 2022 Non-Fiction History: Helen Carr — John of Gaunt

History: Helen Carr — John of Gaunt

Son of Edward III, brother to the Black Prince, father to Henry IV and the sire of all the Tudors. Always close to the English throne, John of Gaunt left a complex legacy. In examining the life of a pivotal medieval figure, Helen Carr paints a revealing portrait of a man who held the levers of power on the English and European stage.

“The Red Prince announces Helen Carr as one of the most exciting new voices in narrative history” -Dan Jones

Helen Carr is a historian, writer and history producer. She has produced documentaries for the BBC, SkyArts, Discovery, CNN and HistoryHit TV and has previously worked for BBC Radio 4’s weekly programme In Our Time. She is a regular features writer for BBC History Magazine, and runs her own podcast, Hidden Histories, available on iTunes.

How to Watch:
In person at Royal Kings Arms Hotel
Online via Crowdcast

Watch in-person £8 (£6 concessions)
Watch online £5

Online Tickets

In-person tickets


13 Mar 2022


11:30 am


Royal Kings Arms Hotel

Location 2

Online via Crowdcast

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