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.

We look in vain for direction or hope from the leaders of tomorrow

Conspiracy theorists may be easy to dismiss, but history shows that such myths often end in bloodshed

Have the British people abandoned their love of liberty?

Lady Swire’s new memoir dishes the dirt on the Cameronian Government

Farage will soon return from his political grave to ensure Brexit gets done

No matter who takes over the BBC, the corporation is irrevocably broken

The greatest unrequited love story of all time

Why, sometimes, military coups can be a force for good

Has the dysfunctional family replaced the dynastic one in politics?

Rick Picton Thomas would have known what to say to those bent on removing his ancestor’s statue