Paul Lay

History on television is long overdue a radical rethink.

The relentless scramble for dubious parallels reveals worrying levels of historical illiteracy.

The events of 2016 may seem bleak, but the study of history offers some context for those who believe we are living through the worst of times. 

A more nuanced conversation among historians of multiple perspectives might have improved the level of debate.

The great French statesman had a robust view of Britain's place in Europe.

It is crucial that historians maintain their fundamental maxim: ‘It is a bit more complicated than that.’