INTERVIEW WITH COTSWOLD'S LIFE
The Stories of the Saints
The saints of yore still surround us – in our town names, our churches, our own forenames. How odd, then, that we have so little curiosity about them. Oxford academic and television presenter Dr Janina Ramirez is on a mission to find out more about the real flesh and blood beneath those glowing halos. Katie Jarvis met up with her in Woodstock.
THE OBSERVER REVIEWS PRIVATE LIVES OF SAINTS
Alexander Larman reviews The Private Lives of The Saints in The Observer, calling it: "An entertaining study of Anglo-Saxon England puts a fresh slant on the period".
Interview with The Oxford Times
Tim Hughes meets the TV historian and Oxford academic Janina Ramirez, who has written a study of Britain's forgotten saints - and sinners.
Interview with The Moment Magazine
One of Peterborough’s great historic treasures is Longthorpe Tower, but until this year, opportunities to visit it were limited. Richard Gunn talks to art historian and TV presenter Dr Janina Ramirez about its significance.
Interview with BBC History Magazine
Janina Ramirez talks to Matt Elton about her new book exploring the lives and legacies of 10 Anglo-Saxon saints – who, as she explains, were often more earthly than heavenly.
Interview with history extra
In the July issue of BBC History Magazine, Dr Janina Ramirez selects the rocky island of Mont Saint Michel in France as her favourite historical destination. History Extra caught up with her to find out more...
The Gloucester review
Article on Janina's role as President of Gloucester History Festival.
RADIO TIMES REVIEW
The Radio Times reviews the BBC FOUR documentary, Search for the Lost Manuscript: Julian of Norwich.
Daisy Wyatt from iNews reviews the BBC FOUR documentary, Search for the Lost Manuscript: Julian of Norwich.
The Sunday Times
Historian Dan Jones reviews Dr Janina Ramirez's book, The Private Lives of the Saints.
The Arts Desk
The Arts Desk reviews the BBC FOUR documentary, Saints and Sinners: Britain's Millennium of Monasteries.
The Telegraph gives the BBC FOUR documentary, Saints and Sinners: Britain's Millennium of Monasteries four stars: "Dr Janina Ramirez was a compellingly wonder-filled guide in BBC FOUR's 'Saints and Sinners', says Christopher Howse."
The Independent reviews Janina's BBC Radio 4 programme on Albrecht Dürer's Melencolia 1.