Author of a novel 'Deathday' out now, set in 2045 where euthanasia at ninety is compulsory. Also, writer of three books about twentieth-century history - on Second World War secret sites, Nazi architecture and the stories of British places affected by news events. Available as a speaker on the subjects of his books and as an experienced chair and interviewer at literary festivals and cultural events. Twenty-five years programme-making and journalism experience at the BBC plus eight years as a national museum director.