Geoffrey Wheatcroft

Long life: Alexander Chancellor

Booze, cigarettes and Auberon Waugh: Remembering The Spectator’s 1970s revival

5 January 2019 9:00 am

‘The Spectator, having quite recently been a very bad magazine, is at present a very good one.’ Those gratifying words…

The strange death of English cricket

28 April 2018 9:00 am

In 2005 I published a book called The Strange Death of Tory England, and a long article called ‘Cricket’s final…

It’s time to kill James Bond

28 May 2016 9:00 am

After six decades, it’s time we were done with 007

To save the British monarchy, skip the Prince of Wales

9 April 2016 9:00 am

The Prince of Wales has become a threat to the institution he ought to uphold. He should renounce the throne in advance

Hugh Trevor-Roper: the spy as historian, the historian as spy

20 September 2014 9:00 am

Shortly after the war began in September 1939, the branch of the intelligence services called MI8, or the Radio Security…

When Israel was but a dream

22 February 2014 9:00 am

‘On the night of 15 April 1897, a small, elegant steamer is en route from Egypt’s Port Said to Jaffa.’…

My dream to visit Oz

14 December 2013 9:00 am

Much more than cricket fascinates this Englishman about Australia

Please get rid of this dreadful technology

17 August 2013 9:00 am

Far from making the game fairer and more interesting, the Decision Review System is poisoning cricket

Why Brits are gloating like hell over the Aussies

13 July 2013 9:00 am

British sport is experiencing a remarkable renaissance