Anthony Horowitz

How on earth does Rishi Sunak keep going?

6 April 2024 9:00 am

It’s my birthday this week and the end of my seventh decade (mathematicians will note that this does not make…

Why on earth did The Spectator support Brexit?

12 August 2023 9:00 am

The temperature has hit 40°C in Crete, where I am writing this, and although there have been no fires, nothing…


4 February 2023 9:00 am

When did everyone get so angry?

20 August 2022 9:00 am

I love Suffolk, not just for its beauty but for the stories to be found all around me. Every day…

How can James Bond survive?

30 April 2022 9:00 am

I have just got back from Cannes, where I was the president of a jury, judging TV dramas. I’ve never…

Building Sizewell C would be a nuclear-sized disaster

19 December 2020 9:00 am

I love Suffolk. This Christmas I will be there with my family and we’ll almost certainly walk up the coast,…

The Cummings road trip debacle is my last straw

30 May 2020 9:00 am

I can’t remember the day I realised Santa Claus wasn’t real but I will never forget the moment I lost…

If you want children to love reading, don’t tell them what to read

7 March 2020 9:00 am

If you want children to love reading, don’t tell them what to read

If parliament were more modern, might it become less aggressive?

9 November 2019 9:00 am

I’m writing this in Crete where a late summer has seen brilliant sunshine and temperatures reaching 25°C — but can…

I once fell for Boris’s charm – I won’t make the same mistake again

29 June 2019 9:00 am

Someone should write a guide to the best literary festivals. Sydney and Auckland would certainly be there, along with Sri…

In defence of Fiona Bruce

26 January 2019 9:00 am

Will I be allowed to take my dog to Europe after 29 March? A trivial question, you might think, in…


21 October 2017 9:00 am

New York, Philadelphia, Washington, Raleigh, Dallas… I’m on a book tour in Donald Trump’s USA, which feels much like the…

Only blockbusters can film in London now

12 December 2015 9:00 am

I’ve spent much of the autumn and winter shooting my new TV series for BBC1. New Blood looks at the…

What’s behind the Boris Johnson show?

13 December 2014 9:00 am

To interview the Mayor of London is to witness an extraordinary performance

Anthony Horowitz’s diary: Keeping James Bond’s secrets for the Smersh of publishing

11 October 2014 9:00 am

It was quite fun being named as the new writer of 007 — although actually I’d make a lousy spy.…

Anthony Horowitz’s Diary: Dinner with Saddam, anyone?

19 July 2014 9:00 am

I have written a play, but a month after it was sent to half a dozen theatres, I have heard…

I always defended Michael Gove. Then I met him

15 March 2014 9:00 am

Michael Gove inspires irrational hatred among my fellow children’s authors. After interviewing him, I can finally see why

Anthony Horowitz's notebook: Have our schools lost all faith in culture?

14 December 2013 9:00 am

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, the Master of the Queen’s Music, recently wrote about the almost total ignorance of young people…