James Evans

A writer, ghost writer and historian, James Evans took a First in history at Oxford University and did a doctorate there. His thesis on the national question in Yugoslavia after World War I was published as a book.

He has since produced numerous historical and political documentaries for television, working with well-known presenters like David Starkey, Niall Ferguson, Dan Snow, Michael Wood and David Reynolds. Merchant Adventurers, his first book for a wider market, was published in the US as Tudor Adventurers. His second book Emigrants was also published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in 2017.

He has ghost written numerous books about history, politics and people’s life stories. He lives in London with his wife and three young children.

James Evans

A writer, ghostwriter, and historian, James Evans took a First in history at Oxford University and did a doctorate there. His thesis on the national question in Yugoslavia after World War I was published.

He has since produced numerous historical and political documentaries for television and often helped to write the accompanying books. Merchant Adventurers, his own first book for a wider market, was subsequently published in the US as Tudor Adventurers. His second book Emigrants was also published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in 2017. Among the numerous works he has ghostwritten – about history, politics, and people’s life stories – the most recent was Dan Snow’s On This Day in History.

He lives in London with his wife and three young children.