Peter Stothard is a British newspaper editor, currently for the Times Literary Supplement, but mainly of The Times from 1992 to 2002. He joined The Sunday Times in 1978 and The Times in 1981 where he was chief leader writer, deputy editor and US editor, based in Washington. He was knighted for services to the newspaper industry in 2003. He published “Thirty Days: An Inside Account of Tony Blair at War” in 2004 which was based on observations inside Downing Street during the Iraq War.
At “The Times Literary Supplement” he writes mainly on Greek drama and Roman poetry. He writes on British politics and classical literature for The Wall Street Journal and American politics for The Times Magazine. He is a trustee of Cancerbackup, the cancer information charity, and of the Roundhouse Trust for the performing arts.
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