Mark Rowe

Since he gained a first-class degree in history at the University of Bristol in 1989, Mark Rowe has worked as a journalist, apart from a year’s working holiday in Australia in 1998. He is the author of Don’t Panic: Britain Prepares for Invasion 1940 (2010). He likes watching kangaroos and his ambition is to be a leg-spinner.

The Victory Tests

One minute before 7pm on Tuesday, May 22, 1945 a packed Lord's roared as Australia beat England in the last over of the first Victory Test. A fortnight after Victory in Europe, the result did not matter - only the cricket. The five matches between a near full-strength England and…

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Constantine plaque

Jan 8 2014

Blue plaque for Lord Constantine. read more