4 Aug 2020

‘I would divide British post-war history into before corona and after corona’ – historian Peter Hennessy

Europe Editor and Presenter

Lord Hennessy is one of Britain’s pre-eminent modern historians, spending decades chronicling the hidden workings of Britain and how it is governed.

His latest on the history of the early 1960’s has just come out in paperback.

Now though, the age of coronavirus has changed everything – earlier Matt sat down with him and asked how he thought the British state had coped with the pandemic?