Tamsin is a musician and historian. She studied violin at the Florence Conservatoire and read Classics & Italian at Oxford. As an early music consultant for film and television, her recent work includes documentaries with Lucy Worsley, Gareth Malone, Danny Dyer, and on historical dramas Discovery of Witches and Becoming Elizabeth.
Tamsin has written, arranged, directed and played music for a number of theatre productions at venues including Shakespeare’s Globe, the Rose Theatre and Hampton Court, and has collaborated with theatre and dance historians and practitioners to reconstruct masques and other court entertainments for Historic Royal Palaces.
Tamsin directs the early music ensemble Passamezzo and has written a number of books and articles on early modern music and society. She is currently working on a series of books about John Playford's London.