Charles Spencer & Antony Beevor

Seventeenth century British history comes alive in Charles Spencer’s To Catch a King: Charles II’s Great Escape. It races along, telling the story of the greatest manhunt in our history. In 1649 Charles I was beheaded and, after the defeat of royalist forces at the Battle of Worcester, his son and heir seemed certain to

A legend writes about legends: Archie Macpherson 

A legend writes about legends. In his Adventures in the Golden Age: Scotland in the World Cup Finals 1974 – 1998, the legendary commentator who covered all of Scotland’s eighteen matches in the finals, reveals a fascinating story of personality clashes, managerial rages, nocturnal antics, BBC rows and the shadiness of FIFA. This year the