Anthony Broxton

Anthony Broxton is a Political Historian and runs the 'Tides of History' project @labour_history'.

Like Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair won big in enemy territory. Can Starmer do the same? 

With living standards in decline, the Tories won in 1992 against the odds. Will this next election be the same? 

The relationship between rugby league and television has never been easy. Now it’s Channel 4s turn to shake things up

Fifty years ago, the miners took on a Conservative Government and won

Has rugby league finally given up on London?

Starmer ends 2021 ahead in the polls with Boris Johnson on the ropes

Rob Burrow approaches MND like he did Rugby League: with bravery and without fear

Celebrating the genius of Only Fools and Horses on its 40th anniversary

The Labour Party and Rugby League have been central to the lives of working-class people in Batley for over a century. But for how much longer?

As England prepare to face the “old enemy” at Wembley, its impact on the nation’s mood — and our wider politics — cannot be underestimated