Here are a few samples of my work.
Essex and Pensylvania do not at first glance have many similarities, but they do have an important connection – William Penn.read more
The BBC programme Who Do You Think You Are? has highlighted how popular researching family history has become. This week there’s a chance to start your investigations, says Chris Penhallread more
With a new film starring Alex Kingston in ITV this Sunday, Chris Penhall looks at the story behind the fearsome East Anglian rebelread more
In the 16th and 17th centuries, Essex was ‘witch county’, a hotbed of ignorance, superstition and fear which Matthew Hopkins exploited in his self-styled role as Witchfinder General. Chris Penhall investigates.read more
Audio Content Producer:
I produce some audio content for The Richard and Judy Bookclub podcast. To listen to the finished programmes, click on http://www.richardandjudy.co.uk/home or find it on i-tunes. It really is a lovely listen!
Here’s a promotional video I made with Pete Watts for the UK Salsa Congress 2007
In July's edition of Essex Life Magazine I wrote about how I achieved my ambition and became a published author.read more
With International Women’s Day taking place on March 8, Chris Penhall tells the story of two inspirational Essex women who have, in varying ways, made a difference to cancer sufferers.read more
With the continued rise in popularity of social media, isn’t it time we stopped to ask ourselves, is anybody actually listening?read more
With an interest in reality that isn’t quite real, Julian brings us his Zombie Photographic Portraits…be afraid!read more
When Leigh on Sea’s Boris Wozstock decided to get fit, it started a chain of events that has seen him embark on a unique Olympic Challengeread more
Boudicca, Queen of the Iceni, led an uprising against the Roman military that nearly drove them out of Britain. Chris Penhall narrates the bloody seige at Colchester.read more
The colours and images of Portugal can be found in much of Judith Dawson’s work, for it was here that she developed her passion for painting azulejos – decorated tiles – which has, in turn, led her to establish her own ceramics business, CeramicArt.co.uk.read more
Chris Penhall recounts the devastation inflicted on Essex’s oldest town during England’s Civil War in the 17 th century.read more
Chris Penhall takes us back to the 14th century.
In the wake of the Black Death and Poll Tax, trouble is brewing
What do you get if you lock some Multimedia students, professional writers, amateur scribes, an internet “guru” and an award-winning playwright in a dark room for three hours a night, once a week for six months? Insecurity, of course!read more