My latest book is BROTHERS IN ARMS about the Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry from D-Day until the end of the war, and is, without doubt, the most personal book I’ve ever written. The idea for it came about following a conversation with John Orloff, one of the script writers of the globally successful TV series, Band […]
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Arrow Media are making two films to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, both of which are presented by Dermot O’Leary. The first will be broadcast on Sunday 13 September at 7pm and is called Battle of Britain: Last of the Few. The second will go out at 8pm on Battle of […]
I’ve learned that a healthy amount of scepticism is needed when it comes to film or TV deals, but the rights to the Jack Tanner novels have been bought by Green Door Pictures, Idris Elba’s production company, and they are actively working with Carnival (Downton Abbey etc.) to get Tanner into production. Briefs have been […]
I’m half way through Volume 2 of The War in the West, but this year I’ve also been working on my first book about the Second World War in Burma, and specifically, the Defence of the Admin Box in the Arakan in February 1944. Back in February 1944, a rag-taggle collection of clerks, drivers, doctors, […]
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James Holland is a historian, writer, and broadcaster. The author of the best-selling historical novels, he has also written nine works of historical fiction. He regularly appears on television and radio, and has written and presented the BAFTA-shortlisted documentaries. Co-founder and Programme Director of the Chalke Valley History Festival, he has his own collection at the Imperial War Museum, and is Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.
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