Anthony Broxton

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

How the Royle Family mirrored working class life

What our politics can learn from Kevin Sinfield

How Labour leaders from Wilson to Starmer fell for The Queen

As Betfred takes control of rugby league sponsorship, has the sport backed the right horse?

Brian Groom’s Northerners weaves together a rich seam of rebels and innovators

It’s always hard to tell who’ll win and who’ll be sent to the glue factory

After an electoral disaster in the 1930s, Wakefield kickstarted the new Labour era. Can it do the same for Starmer?

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