Peter Snowdon

Peter Snowdon is a contemporary historian and journalist. His previous work includes several collaborations with the historian Anthony Seldon: having led the research on Seldon’s acclaimed biography of Tony Blair, Blair, in 2004, Peter co-authored the second volume Blair Unbound in 2007 (both published by Simon & Schuster). Blair Unbound was shortlisted for the 2007 Channel 4 Political Book of the Year Award. In addition to his work with Anthony Seldon, he has also worked on Charles Moore’s authorised life of Margaret Thatcher.

As a political journalist and commentator, Peter has written for the Observer and Newsweek as well as specialist publications. From 2006 to 2008 he worked for BBC political programmes in Westminster, primarily for the Politics Show. He now works for BBC Radio 4’s flagship Today programme.

Peter is the author of Back from the Brink, the definitive history of the Conservative Party’s decline and renaissance since 1992. His latest book is a new collaboration with Anthony Seldon, Cameron at 10. The definitive account of the 2010–16 government, now in an updated paperback edition which includes Brexit and his resignation, Cameron at 10 is published by William Collins.