Geoffrey Wheatcroft

Geoffrey Wheatcroft

Geoffrey Wheatcroft’s books include The Controversy of Zion, The Strange Death of Tory England, and Yo, Blair! His latest book, Churchill’s Shadow, will be published in the US in October.
 (October 2021)

Coronation portrait of George IV by Thomas Lawrence, 1821

A Discriminating Dissolute

George IV: Art and Spectacle

an exhibition at the Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London, November 15, 2019–May 3, 2020; and the Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, October 16, 2020–April 5, 2021

George IV: King in Waiting

by Stella Tillyard

May 28, 2020 issue

A Royal Air Force Lancaster bomber during a night raid over Hamburg, Germany, 1943

One Hundred Years of Destruction

RAF: The Birth of the World’s First Air Force

by Richard Overy

Aerial Warfare: The Battle for the Skies

by Frank Ledwidg

December 20, 2018 issue

Four Churchills, clockwise from top left: Albert Finney in The Gathering Storm, 2002; Gary Oldman in Darkest Hour, 2017; Richard Burton in Walk With Destiny, 1974; and Robert Hardy in The Wilderness Years, 1981

A Star Is Born


a film directed by Jonathan Teplitzky

Darkest Hour

a film directed by Joe Wright

January 18, 2018 issue

Winston Churchill and his daughter Sarah laying bricks at their house in Chartwell, Kent, September 1928

Churchill: Great and Mean

No More Champagne: Churchill and His Money

by David Lough

Clementine: The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill

by Sonia Purnell

June 9, 2016 issue

Horace Walpole’s country house, Strawberry Hill, in the nineteenth century

Walpole: The House & the Letters

Strawberry Hill and Horace Walpole: Essential Guide

by John Iddon

Strawberry Hill: Horace Walpole’s Gothic Castle

by Anna Chalcraft and Judith Viscardi

The Yale Edition of Horace Walpole’s Correspondence

edited by W.S. Lewis and others

Place-making for the Imagination: Horace Walpole and Strawberry Hill

by Marion Harney

Horace Walpole’s Strawberry Hill

edited by Michael Snodin

Horace Walpole’s Description of the Villa at Strawberry-Hill: A Facsimile of the Copy Extra-illustrated for Charles Bedford in the Collection of Lord Waldegrave of North Hill

with an introduction by William Waldegrave

Houghton Revisited: The Walpole Masterpieces from Catherine the Great’s Hermitage

by Larissa Dukelskaya and others

A Description of the Villa at Strawberry-Hill

by Horace Walpole, with an introduction by Stephen Clarke

A Different Kind of Weather: A Memoir

by William Waldegrave

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