History

Professor Jeremy Black talks to Graham Stewart on how the role of the Prime Minister has changed in the past 200 years

Anna Price tracks the emergence and endurance of Albertopolis, and how the Royal Albert Hall ties it all together

From Finchley Grammar to Jerusalem, Moscow, and Washington: David Smith recalls his lifelong association with Margaret Thatcher

Professor Jeremy Black talks to Graham Stewart about how the role of prime minister evolved in its first one-and-a-half centuries

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

Professor Jeremy Black talks to Graham Stewart about archival research and the importance of source material

Steve Morris celebrates the great British institution of the greasy spoon ‘caff’ and predicts that it will thrive again in a post-Covid world

Jeremy Black recommends three history books that have been neglected by literary reviewers

Minoo Dinshaw fills in the gaps in an official guide to Scottish history

Frederic Raphael reveals how Paul Cartledge makes the case for a central historical role for Oedipus’s home town