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Ryan Lavelle  Consultancy

Television and Radio

Ryan was historical advisor to Carnival Film & Television for the BBC drama The Last Kingdom (2015). He was script advisor for four episodes of Meridian TV's 2004 series The Making of England
and appears on the Mayavision TV series King Alfred and the Anglo-Saxons (broadcast on BBC Four in August 2013). Click here to see the BBC programme site.
Ryan has also appeared on the Lion TV series Weapons that Made Britain (2004), speaking on the Viking wars of Alfred the Great. Click here for a link to the relevant programme via Veoh.com (opens in a new window).

He has also been interviewed for BBC Radio 4's Making History programme, on the Coronation of Edward the Confessor (broadcast 3 April 2012) and Ealdorman Odda and the defence of Wessex (broadcast 27 September 2011).


Usborne History of BritainUsborne Anglo-Saxons and Vikings Ryan was historical advisor for the early medieval section of The Usborne History of Britain and Usborne's Anglo-Saxons and Vikings. He has also been interviewed and written short pieces for BBC History Magazine.

Public History

Ryan has written for a range of general publications, including BBC History Magazine and Osprey Military Journal. He has also given talks on aspects of early medieval history to public audiences in Winchester and beyond.
page updated 10 October 2015