Author, historian, broadcaster.
Currently fronting BBC2’s Coast – The Great Guide, Tessa has made numerous factual documentaries for BBC2/Discovery and Radio 4/World Service. She studied history at Oxford and is mid way through a PhD at Sheffield Hallam University. She is the author of two books (Memoir -To Romania with Love 2012 and The Bletchley Girls 2015) and is currently writing a third – The Century Girls due out in 2018. She has written publically about the pain surrounding her inability to conceive a second child and has run the gamut in terms of IVF and pregnancy loss.