Dr Annie Gray is a food historian specialising in the Georgian and Victorian periods, and the early twentieth century.
Annie is a popular speaker, performer and broadcaster, running sell-out talks, demos and tasting events. She also works as a consultant to museums and heritage sites, advising on the interpretation of food-related spaces and objects, and training site staff. She’s a passionate advocate of the relevance of historic foodways to the present day, and the potential of food to open up discussion on a broad range of topics, both past and present.
Annie is the resident food historian on BBC Radio 4's The Kitchen Cabinet, and has appeared in the show since its inception, as well as contributing to a wide range of TV and radio productions. She was the advisor on the BBC documentary Calf's Heads and Coffee, which won a Guild of Food Writers Award. She's also written for Fire & Knives, The Guardian, BBC online and The Sun.