Dan Jones is a bestselling historian, award-winning journalist and television presenter. He has presented numerous programmes for Channel 5 and the BBC, including Secrets of Great British Castles (6x1hr series 2015) and Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty: The Plantagenets (4x1hr series, 2014). Dan has also appeared on BBC2, BBC3, BBC4, Channel 4 and Sky Atlantic.
His books include THE PLANTAGENETS (a New York Times and Sunday Times bestseller), THE HOLLOW CROWN (a Sunday Times bestseller and ‘Book of the Year’) and most recently MAGNA CARTA. Dan's books and television programmes are sold in many countries, including the US, Canada, Russia, China, France, Italy, Poland, Australia and New Zealand.
He writes a weekly column for the London Evening Standard and also contributes to the Sunday Times, The Mail on Sunday, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, Smithsonian, GQ, The Daily Telegraph, The Spectator, The New Statesman, Tatler, BBC History Magazine, History Today and the Literary Review. He read History at Pembroke College, Cambridge, graduating in 2002. He lives in London.