Simon Sebag Montefiore

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Israel's West Bank plans condemned by leading British Jewish figures
Simon Schama and Sir Malcolm Rifkind among those warning that annexation ‘would have grave consequences’ for Palestinians

Harriet Sherwood

05, Jun, 2020 @10:49 AM

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Red Sky at Noon by Simon Sebag Montefiore review – love in dark times
The final, gripping instalment in the historian’s Moscow trilogy tells of a man wrongly imprisoned in the Gulags and his fight for redemption

Anita Sethi

25, Jun, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Prince Philip's DNA may identify the last of the Romanovs, says Sebag Montefiore
Human remains could now be conclusively identified as belonging to the children of the Russian royal family who were killed with their parents in 1918

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

30, May, 2016 @5:21 PM

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The Romanovs 1613-1918 by Simon Sebag Montefiore – review
This no-holds-barred history of the Romanovs shows how they presided over three centuries of cruelty and slaughter

John Kampfner

25, Jan, 2016 @7:30 AM

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Authors call for boycott of festivals that do not pay
Joanne Harris and Linda Grant among signatories of letter saying authors have been giving services for free for too long

Nadia Khomami

15, Jan, 2016 @5:27 PM

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Philip Pullman resigns as Oxford literary festival patron over lack of pay for authors
Bestselling writer says organisers ‘expecting authors to work for free’ conflicts with his role as president of society that campaigns for author wages

Alison Flood

14, Jan, 2016 @1:57 PM

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Tuesday’s best TV: MasterChef: The Professionals; Dog Rescuers at Christmas With Alan Davies; Luther; Blood and Gold: The Making of Spain
Semi-final of the upmarket Ready, Steady Cook; our Alan follows the work of the RSPCA; Idris Elba dons his smart grey Crombie; Simon Sebag Montefiore looks into Spain’s ‘long war’. Plus: How the super-rich do Christmas

Jack Seale, Jonathan Wright, Graeme Virtue, Ben Arnold, John Robinson, Andrew Mueller, Hannah J Davies, Paul Howlett

15, Dec, 2015 @6:10 AM

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The week in TV: Blood and Gold: The Making of Spain With Simon Sebag Montefiore; That’s So Last Century; The Secret Life of 6 Year Olds; Capital
Simon Sebag Montefiore was a forceful guide to the formative years of Spain. But who wants Jimmy Carr’s thoughts on old gizmos?

Tim Adams

13, Dec, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Israel needs cultural bridges, not boycotts | Letter from JK Rowling, Simon Schama and others
Letter: Cultural boycotts singling out Israel are divisive and discriminatory, and will not further peace


22, Oct, 2015 @5:16 PM

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One Night in Winter by Simon Sebag Montefiore – review
The historian has written a gripping thriller about private life and poetic dreams in Stalin's Soviet state, says Catherine Merridale

Catherine Merridale

21, Sep, 2013 @9:01 AM

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One Night in Winter by Simon Sebag Montefiore – review
Simon Sebag Montefiore's tale of children persecuted under Stalin is as bleak as it is romantic and moving, writes Alison Flood

Alison Flood

08, Sep, 2013 @9:30 AM

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Titans of History by Simon Sebag Montefiore – review

A survey of great historical figures favours villainy over goodness, writes Peter Conrad

Peter Conrad

09, Jun, 2012 @11:05 PM

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