Tessa Dunlop
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Tessa Dunlop is a history presenter on BBC2’s Coast, has fronted history documentaries for European Discovery and American History Channel and programmes for BBC Radio 4 and the World Service among others. She published her first book in 2012: ‘To Romania with Love’ is a memoir/love story set in post-Revolution Romania, a country she regularly visits to work, play and study. Tessa has a history degree from Oxford University and a Masters with Distinction in Imperialism and Culture. She is currently working on her second book, a biography of the most extraordinary woman during World War 1: The Forgotten Cousin: Queen Marie of Romania.

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In Britain We Are Being Flooded By Anti-Immigrant, Anti-Romanian Rhetoric - Who Is it Helping?

(368) Comments | Posted 1 April 2013 | (00:00)

I've just been given The Ambassador's Diploma for promoting Romania's image in the British Media. What?! Has anyone ever promoted Romania in the British media? Er. Well. Precisely. As the acerbic journalist Angela Epstein pointed out on BBC Radio 5 Live, "There can't have been much competition for...

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Manners Please! Romania Is a Country Worth Staying Friends With

(161) Comments | Posted 4 February 2013 | (23:00)

Cabinet Minister Baroness Warsi made a half-hearted attempt on BBC Question Time (31 January) to refute the rumour that our government plans to actively discourage Bulgarian and Romanian immigrants from coming to the UK when restrictions are relaxed next year. But it was too late, the horse had already bolted....

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