Non-fiction writer and television producer

Deborah Cadbury is the author of eight acclaimed books including Queen Victoria’s Matchmaking, Princes at War, Chocolate Wars (under option for television drama with Fable Pictures), The Dinosaur Hunters, Space Race, The Lost King of France and Seven Wonders of the Industrial World, for which her accompanying BBC series received a BAFTA nomination and which was a Sunday Times bestseller. Before turning to writing full-time she worked for 30 years as a BBC TV producer and  executive producer. She has won numerous international awards including an Emmy.

Her latest title is called The School that Escaped the Nazis. 

Deborah Cadbury combines the family drama against the backdrop of the war with terrific narrative verve.

Daisy Goodwin
The Times on Princes at War

Wonderfully compelling and packed with new material – a gripping story beautifully told. 

Jane Ridley
Sunday Times bestselling author of Bertie: A Life of Edward VII on Queen Victoria's Matchmaking

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Engrossing… Cadbury engagingly presents [Queen Victoria] as a mesmerising Mrs Bennet, summoning her children and then her grandchildren to Balmoral... The stories of [Queen Victoria’s] descendants are mesmerising and often stranger than fiction… From the pen of a writer of skill and style, this surprising narrative leaves you wanting more.

The Times
on Queen Victoria's Matchmaking