I wrote and presented a three part TV series of Channel Four in 2001: ‘An Indian Affair’
I was the principal academic contributor to the film: ‘Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death’ (Dir. Peter Bate, 2003); and also to the recent documentary film ‘India’s Daughter’ (Dir. Leslie Udwin, 2015)
Link to review of ‘White King’: http://variety.com/2005/film/reviews/white-king-red-rubber-black-death-1200527154/
I contributed to numerous TV programmes including BBC’s ‘Question Time’ [1.2.01; 8.11.01; 26.6.03], Channel 4 News, ‘The British Empire in Colour’; I have also been a participant in Radio 4’s series ‘In Our Time’ several times, and was a consultant for Radio 4’s ‘New Elizabethans’ in 2012
I was a judge for the Samuel Johnson non-fiction prize in 2005, and have been on the judging panel for the Terence Reese prize for Imperial and Commonwealth history for several years.
I am a regular reviewer for the Financial Times and Prospect Magazine, and have written for The Times, The Guardian and The Independent