Andrew Marr was born in Glasgow in 1959. He studied English at the University of Cambridge and has since enjoyed a long career in political journalism, working for the Scotsman, the Independent, the Daily Express and the Observer. From 2000 to 2005 he was the BBCs Political Editor. He has written and presented TV documentaries on history, science and politics, and presents the weekly Andrew Marr Show on Sunday mornings on BBC1 and Start the Week on Radio 4. Andrew lives in London with his family.
Put your historical knowledge to the test with our quiz, based on Andrew Marr's, The History of Modern Britain.
Andrew Marr will be speaking at Isle of Wight Literary Festival on 13 October 2017, 5pm, discussing The History of Modern Britain.
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