Philippa-Gregory-authorA historian and writer, she has written many novels based on the Tudor period, notably The Other Boleyn Girl, which was made into a major film and The White Queen which has been dramatised for TV by the BBC. She founded the charity ‘Gardens for The Gambia’, which sinks wells to enable market gardening in Gambian schools. She is also a patron of the UK Chagos Support Association, which supports the Chagos islanders in their struggle against the British injustice of being displaced from their homes in the 1960s and 70s for the building of an American airbase.
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