Hallie Rubenhold is a bestselling author, social historian, broadcaster and historical consultant for TV and film. Her most recent book, The Five
has been long listed for the Baillie Gifford Prize and short listed for the Crime Writer’s Association Gold Dagger. It is the first biography of the five victims of Jack the Ripper and reclaims the narrative in favour of the women, rather than the murderer. In addition to The Five
, Hallie is the author of two works of non-fiction, including; The Covent Garden Ladies
, which became the inspiration for the hit Hulu and Amazon television series Harlots, and Lady Worsley’s Whim
which became the 2015 BBC 2 drama, The Scandalous Lady W
. She has also written two novels set during the period of the French Revolution; Mistress of My Fate
and The French Lesson
. When not writing or lecturing, Hallie frequently appears both in front of the television camera as a presenter of documentaries and behind it, providing historical advice to period dramas.