David Lough to speak at the Canterbury Festival on ‘Churchill and Trump – birds of a feather?’

5th May 2017

David Lough, author of No More Champagne: Churchill and His Money, will be speaking at the Canterbury Festival on Tuesday 24 October at 4.30 p.m. He will discussing the money problems of many world leaders over history and will pose the question: ‘Churchill and Trump – are they birds of a feather?‘


Churchill and the Art of the Deal

16th February 2017

David Lough will speak at the International Churchill Society‘s annual conference 10-12 October 20127, to be held in New York. His topic will be Churchill and the Art of the Deal, a discussion of Churchill’s negotiating style which David studied while researching his book No More Champagne: Churchill and His Money.  ‘Churchill developed his art […]


C-SPAN TV carries Lough on Churchill’s financial backers

16th November 2016

C-SPAN History channel carries Churchill finances talk The History channel of US cable TV network C-SPAN carried live coverage of David Lough’s talk on ‘Churchill’s Financial Team”, given at the International Churchill Society’s Washington conference in late October 2016. Lough’s lecture touches on characters as diverse as the nineteenth century marchioness of Londonderry, American financier […]


History Today: No More Champagne ‘brilliant and compelling’

26th October 2016

The November 2016 issue of History Today magazine reviews David Lough’s book, No More Champagne: Churchill and His Money. The reviewer, Dr Warren Dockter, calls the book a ‘brilliant and compelling study’ which is both ‘fun and informative’, adding that ‘the book’s real value can be found in what it reveals about Churchill’. ‘Lough exposes […]


David Lough wins Somervell Award in US

1st October 2016

David Lough wins 2016 Somervell Award Prize for Lord Randolph’s Gold article in Finest Hour The editorial board of Finest Hour, the quarterly journal of The Churchill Centre, is to present its 2016 Somervell Award for best article to David Lough for his piece titled Lord Randolph’s Legacy: Shares not Sacks of Gold . The […]


No More Champagne – now out in paperback in the UK – £9.99

18th September 2016

Paperback version of No More Champagne now out In bookstores, priced at £9.99 The paperback version of No More Champagne: Churchill and His Money is now available on UK bookshops’  shelves or Amazon, priced at £9.99 a copy.  Published by head of Zeus, it appeared on 8 September, almost exactly one year after the hardback version […]


Churchill a ‘brilliant but ironic’ choice for the new £5 note – David Lough

18th September 2016

‘Brilliant but ironic’ choice Churchill and the new £5 bank note David Lough, author of the acclaimed  No More Champagne – Churchill and His Money, has described the Bank of England’s selection of the figure of Winston Churchill to appear on the reverse of the new £5 note as ‘brilliant but ironic’ in an article […]


US Money Magazine puts No More Champagne on its summer reading list

20th June 2016

Money Magazine names No More Chmpagne as summer reading pick The influential US Money Magazine has recommended its readers pack No More Champagne for their summer holiday reading. See an extract below.


New York Review discusses No More Champagne in June 2016 issue

27th May 2016

Geoffrey Wheatcroft praises David Lough’s No More Champagne in June 2016 edition of The New York Review June’s edition of The New York Review carries an essay Churchill: Great and Mean in which Geoffrey Wheatcroft reviews David Lough’s No More Champagne, describing it as ‘hugely enjoyable and illuminating’ and ‘richly detailed’. He writes: ‘What’s notable is that […]


David Lough to tour USA again in fall of 2016

23rd May 2016

David Lough will be returning to the USA for more speaking engagements in October and November 2016. He will be lecturing on Churchill’s Financial Team at the 33rd International Churchill Conference in Washington DC on Friday 28 October; on Churchill’s Leadership at the Wisconsin Veterans’ Museum in Madison, Wisconsin at lunchtime on Friday 4 November; […]