Alwyn Turner

Alwyn W. Turner is a cultural and political historian.

@AlwynTurner

Alwyn W. Turner is a cultural and political historian.

Britain’s forgotten Battle of the Beaches

Alwyn Turner

18 May 2024

The allure of a Labour dystopia

Alwyn Turner

20 Mar 2024

The Nigel Farage of Edwardian England

Alwyn Turner

23 Feb 2024

The hymns not fit for children

Alwyn Turner

19 Dec 2023

How Britain gave up smoking

Alwyn Turner

07 Nov 2023

The impotence of the porn industry

Alwyn Turner

02 Oct 2023

Blackadder and the end of history

Alwyn Turner

15 Jun 2023

Alastair Campbell won’t stop spinning

Alwyn Turner

11 May 2023

How Thatcher lost her culture war

Alwyn Turner

13 Apr 2023

The music-hall depravity of British politics

Alwyn Turner

22 Mar 2023

Kosovo and the hubris of Tony Blair

Alwyn Turner

01 Mar 2023

The taming of the republicans

Alwyn Turner

14 Sep 2022

Princess Diana didn’t change Britain

Alwyn Turner

06 Sep 2022

How Morrissey revived the Union Jack

Alwyn Turner

08 Aug 2022

The rise of Cruel Britannia

Alwyn Turner

29 Apr 2022

How James O’Brien destroyed the phone-in

Alwyn Turner

11 Feb 2022

The Tory conference that caused Brexit

Alwyn Turner

06 Oct 2021

The brutal legacy of the Bradford riots

Alwyn Turner

07 Jul 2021

Britain’s most offensive comedian

Alwyn Turner

22 Jun 2021