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Man on the Spot: A Broadcaster's Story by Bill Hamilton
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Jonathan Headington reviews the autobiography of journalist, BBC News reporter and football referee Bill Hamilton

History as Chaos: Reviewing The Favourite and Vice
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Thomas Cobb reviews two very different Oscar-nominated historical films and explains what they tell us about modern history-based cinema as a genre

Sovereignty, War & the European Union/Reflections on Brexit
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Jonathan Headington explores the argument that the European Union is responsible for peace, then reflects on the post-referendum machinations and asks whether Brexit has been worth it

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Man on the Spot: A Broadcaster's Story by Bill Hamilton
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Jonathan Headington reviews the autobiography of journalist, BBC News reporter and football referee Bill Hamilton

History as Chaos: Reviewing The Favourite and Vice
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Thomas Cobb reviews two very different Oscar-nominated historical films and explains what they tell us about modern history-based cinema...

Early Doors Live Review
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Jonathan Headington reviews Early Doors Live, the stage comeback of the classic BBC pub-based sitcom

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Man on the Spot: A Broadcaster's Story by Bill Hamilton
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Bill Hamilton, to judge by the cover of his autobiography Man on the Spot: A Broadcaster's Story, is a well known and significant BBC reporter of his...
History as Chaos: Reviewing The Favourite and Vice
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Oscar-nominated films involving history aren't usually famed for their verisimilitude. The King’s Speech (2010) was an enjoyable picture which took...
Early Doors Live Review
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Early Doors, which ran from 2003-2004 for 2 series (and UK-length series at that, meaning only 12 episodes in total), I thought was an obscure gem...
Creators, Conquerors, & Citizens: A History of Ancient Greece by Robin Waterfield
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I bought my first book on Greek history as a small boy in a second-hand bookshop in Saffron Walden. Those great nodding crests hooked me at once and...
The Spiritual History of English by Andrew Thornton-Norris
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The Spiritual History of English is Eliotean literary criticism writ large as history proper. And sitting at its heart is a dynamic of intellectual...