Queen Victoria's Freaks: Performers at Buckingham Palace shortlisted for this year's Tony Lothian Prize

Congratulations to John Woolf whose Queen Victoria’s Freaks: Performers at Buckingham Palace is one of five proposals shortlisted for this year’s Tony Lothian Prize. The prize will be awarded at the Biographers Club Christmas party on Tuesday 12th December.

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John Woolf

John Woolf was born in 1988 and read History at Downing College, Cambridge, where he was awarded two scholarships before gaining two further scholarships at Goldsmiths, University of London, where he worked on his fully-funded PhD. His doctorate explored nineteenth-century ‘freak shows&rsqu...More about John Woolf