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 a fully-funded PhD at Goldsmiths, University of London. His doctorate explored nineteenth-century ‘freak shows’ and was awarded in August 2016. During his t...More about John Woolf