Nigel Jones

Nigel Jones is the author of eight historical books, including biographies of the writers Rupert Brooke and Patrick Hamilton. A former deputy editor of ‘History Today’ magazine and a founder editor of ‘BBC History’, he leads tours of Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy for The Cultural Experience travel company.

As this month marks a significant milestone in our parliamentary democracy, Nigel Jones says that sleaziness has an historic precedent at No. 10 Downing Street

Vaccination may have saved Boris Johnson from voters’ vengeance for Britain’s Covid disasters, but he’s not out of the woods yet, warns Nigel Jones

In the wake of renewed controversy over Philip Roth’s treatment of women, Nigel Jones asks whether there is a link between creative genius and sexual unorthodoxy

Labour has no hope of returning to power if they fail to capture a comfortable working-class seat from a government that has presided over the greatest crisis in living memory

The European Union’s increasingly open hostility towards Britain has deep historical roots, says Nigel Jones

Nigel Jones recalls the time he spent in the home of the legendary German writer Ernst Jünger

Attempting to stifle scandals only makes them more lethal, says Nigel Jones

As crime dramas take over as the nation’s favourite television genre, Nigel Jones asks why we enjoy watching dramatic reenactments of sadistic murders

The Prince and the Prime Minister have more in common than we might think

Nigel Jones proposes a list of six steps that the government could easily enact to conserve our liberty