Alwyn W Turner



The Last Post
A Classless Society
Crisis? What Crisis?
Rejoice! Rejoice!
Terry Nation
The Biba Experience
Halfway to Paradise
My Generation
Portmeirion
Cult Rock Posters 1972-82
Dandies in the Underworld
British Military Bands


A few pieces that are available on the internet (or were last time I looked):

Book reviews

The Great British Dream Factory by Dominic Sandbrook, published in the Daily Telegraph, 9 October 2015

Fracture: Life and Culture in the West 1918-1938 by Phillip Blom, published in the Daily Telegraph, 25 July 2015

This New Noise: The Extraordinary Birth and Troubled Life of the BBC by Charlotte Higgins, published in the Guardian, 2 July 2015

The Old Boys: The Decline and Rise of the Public School by David Turner, published in the Financial Times, 21 March 2015

Modernity Britain: A Shake of the Dice 1959-62 by David Kynaston, published in the Daily Telegraph, 22 September 2014

National Service: Conscription in Britain 1945-1963 by Richard Vinen, published in the Daily Telegraph, 18 August 2014

In Plain Sight: The Life and Lies of Jimmy Savile by Dan Davies, published in the Daily Telegraph, 25 July 2014

The Almost Nearly Perfect People: The Truth about the Nordic Miracle by Michael Booth, published in the Daily Telegraph, 8 February 2014

The Great Indoors: At Home in the Modern British House by Ben Highmore, published in the Daily Telegraph, 11 January 2014

Margaret Thatcher: Power and Personality by Jonathan Aitken, published in the Daily Telegraph, 2 November 2013

Mod: A Very British Style by Richard Weight, published in the New Statesman, 7 March 2013

Margaret Thatcher: The Authorised Biography, Volume One by Charles Moore, published in BBC History magazine, June 2013

Articles

Things can only get bitter an extract from my e-book of the same name, published in the New Statesman, 22 March 2012

Why punk deserves to be a British institution an article about punk's place in the history of dissent, published in the Daily Telegraph, 23 March 2016

How shall we remember them? The amazing story of how the ordinary people defied the elite to honour the fallen an abridged extract from The Last Post published in the Daily Mail, 8 November 2015

London will always win over the rest of the UK an essay about London's cultural domination of Britain, published in the Daily Telegraph, 1 March 2014

The decade that shaped today's out-of-touch political class an article published in the Yorkshire Post, 7 September 2013

Cultural histories an article published in The Big Issue, 11 September 2013

How the Last Post delivers plaintive message of loss an article published in the Yorkshire Post, 10 November 2015

Menswear, New Labour and Cool Britannia The cultural creation myth of Cool Britannia, published in the Guardian's Comment Is Free pages, 23 November 2012

Sergeant Pepper Pots The changing meaning of the Daleks, published in the New Statesman, 29 August 2012

It's the 1970s Revisited an article published in the Yorkshire Post, 7 May 2008

Broadcasts

The Last Post The story of the world's most famous bugle call, BBC Radio 4, broadcast 11 November 2015

Start the Week Andrew Marr chairs a discussion on 'The Death of Socialism', with Alwyn W Turner, Janet Daley, Tristram Hunt and Martin Rowson, BBC Radio 4, broadcast 2 April 2012

First World War Symbolism: Why poppies? An appearance on Sky News, 11 November 2014

Tim Haigh Reads Books An interview with Alwyn W Turner about Terry Nation, 25 May 2011


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