David Lough reviews Six Minutes in May – Daily Telegraph

25th October 2017

Six Minutes in May: How Churchill Unexpectedly Became Prime Minister by Nicholas Shakespeare David Lough reviewed Nicholas Shakespeare’s new book about the Norwegian campaign of April 1940 and Neville Chamberlain’s subsequent replacement as prime minister by Winston Churchill in The Daily Telegraph on 14 October 2017. Read the review here.


Grants Interest Rate Observer on Churchill’s ‘reverse Midas touch’

21st September 2017

‘Wonderful, engrossing, nightmarish’ Winston Churchill’s ‘reverse Midas touch’ Each attendee at the fall conference of Grant’s Interest Rates Observer in at the Plaza Hotel in New York on Tuesday 10 October will receive a presentation copy of David Lough’s No More Champagne: Churchill and His Money.  Reviewing No More Champagne in May this year, the iconic Wall Street […]


“Churchill and Trump – Birds of a Feather?” Tickets now on sale

25th July 2017

Tickets are now on sale for historian David Lough’s talk at this year’s Canterbury Festival, controversially titled ‘Churchill and Trump – Birds of a Feather’. The talk takes place on Tuesday 24 october at 5.30 p.m. at the Cathedral Lodge in Canterbury. David Lough is the author of a ground-breaking new book that reveals the British […]


‘No More Champagne’ autumn tour of US and Canada

29th June 2017

Details have just been released of author David Lough’s speaking tour of the US and Canada this fall from 11 to 22 October 2017. The tour starts at the International Churchill Society’s National Conference in New York where, in the shadow of Trump Tower, David will speak on ‘Churchill and the Art of the Deal.’ […]


‘An understated triumph of the biographer’s art’: US cultural magazine ‘Chronicles’ on ‘No More Champagne’

23rd May 2017

Chronicles hails No More Champagne  ‘An understated triumph of the biographer’s art’ Novelist Derek Turner’s review in June 2017 issue Chronicles, the ‘magazine of American culture’ published by the Rockford Institute, forecasts that No More Champagne will ‘ensconce’ itself  ‘in the extensive Churchillian historiography’ as a ‘go-to texts for future enquirers’. Reviewer Derek Turner writes: ‘Lough draws out subtle […]


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 […]