Articles tagged David Starkey:

Edinburgh Fringe Diary - Friday 9 August

  • 10 Aug 2019

Friday was such a manic day I was too knackered to write this last night, so here goes. Better late than never. It absolutely hurled it down all morning. I've never seen rain like it. It carried on, off and on, during the rest of the day. Had to happen one day, I suppose. ...

My Ideal Dinner Party Guests

  • 12 Feb 2019

I was talking to someone the other day about the demise of the dinner party. And it set me thinking. If I held a dinner party for sixteen people in politics who I know, who would I invite to guarantee the sparkiest conversation? Anyway, this is the list I came up with... ...

From the Archives: In Conversation with David Starkey

  • 3 Feb 2019

This interview was conducted in early May 2009 and appeared in Total Politics magazine. ID: How did you first get into history? DS: Almost accidentally.  It was by no means a subject  I was most interested in.  Most people thought I was going to be a scientist.  My best ...