Anthony Broxton

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

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

Twenty years ago, the Conservative Party was at its lowest ebb. But on the night of New Labour’s greatest triumph, one man promised to revive their fortunes…

With Labour again promising to talk in a language that the voters can understand, a new book asks whether the party’s historical myths are the problem

How does Starmer compare to Thatcher, Blair and Cameron?

As Super League celebrates its 25th birthday, rugby league is further away from its founder’s vision than ever.

Holding together working- and middle-class voters has been Labour’s historic Achilles’ heel. Can Keir Starmer do what Clement Attlee couldn’t in 1950?

Despite a mass public campaign, Kevin Sinfield hasn’t received a knighthood this year. It comes as no surprise to rugby league fans

As Coronation Street celebrates its diamond jubilee, is it time to take it seriously as the chronicler of our times?

As Spitting Image returns to our screens, its original impact has not been forgotten