ALWYN TURNER remembers complaints in the 1980s about Tony Benn and ‘the elitism of activists’.
After watching Darkest Hour, ROGER HERMISTON reflects that one man’s dramatic licence may be another’s historical distortion.
ALWYN TURNER tells the story of the first commemoration of Armistice Day in 1919.
It’s 160 years this month since the first Obscene Publications Act was passed and, says ALWYN TURNER, we’ve hardly moved on.
ALWYN TURNER remembers how the death of Princess Diana was covered in the media.
Is the Left still hankering after 1968 and all that, asks ALWYN TURNER.
The history of British governments relying on Irish MPs hasn’t always been a happy one, finds PAUL SAFFER.