COLIN PHILPOTT has a long-standing interest in recent German history and in abandoned buildings and venues. His first book A Place in History, looking
at the impact on places where news stories happened in twentieth century Britain, was
published in 2012. His drama The Last Match about the last day of peace before World War Two, was first performed in
He is a former Director of the National Media Museum and was a BBC programme maker
and journalist for 25 years. He also works as a non-executive director, a producer
on creative and media projects and as a radio and event presenter.
He lives in Yorkshire.