Tristram Hunt

Why Dior loved the English

9 February 2019 9:00 am

‘There is no other country in the world, besides my own, whose way of life I like so much,’ enthused…

Tristram Hunt’s diary: Work and play on the Persian Gulf

31 March 2018 9:00 am

On the gently lapping shores of the Persian Gulf, in the steely shadow of the Burj Khalifa, I bump into…

Diary

14 October 2017 9:00 am

I used to long for mid-October when I could say goodbye to the hot rooms, cold buffets, and warm white…

Labour must stop feeling repulsed by the idea of Englishness

21 May 2016 9:00 am

In the window of a council house on a working-class estate in Exeter was a sticker bearing the cross of…

Tristram Hunt’s Diary: Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘revenge reshuffle’ has distracted attention from several Tory disasters

16 January 2016 9:00 am

Whatever you do, don’t allow your six-year-old to be caught short at Crewkerne station. With the rain pouring and the…

Tristram Hunt’s diary: The rainy glories of Devon – and a cold political climate

5 September 2015 9:00 am

‘Devon, Devon, Devon/ Where it rains six days out of seven.’ Nothing beats a British seaside holiday. And north Devon…

Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx with Jenny, Eleanor and Laura Marx, 1864

Caught between Marx and a monster

5 July 2014 9:00 am

‘Curious to see Mrs Aveling addressing the enormous crowd, curious to see the eyes of the women fixed upon her…

Tristram Hunt's diary: Why has Gove allowed a school that makes women wear the hijab?

19 October 2013 9:00 am

ONE OF THE MINOR sociological treats of being appointed shadow education secretary is a frontbench view of David Cameron’s crimson…