Simon Schama Speaker

Simon Schama

A historian, author and TV documentary maker with over 40 documentaries to his name and also known as a vibrant communicator

Simon Schama: Biography highlights

Simon’s epic 15 part TV series A History of Britain was a landmark television series for the BBC. He has advised the UK government on the teaching of history in schools and is a professor of Art History and History at Columbia University in New York.

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Languages spoken:

English

Full biography of Simon Schama

  • He has made 40 documentaries on subjects ranging from American history to art and Shakespeare.
  • Praised as Britain’s best arts presenter with his razor sharp scripts and distinctive style packed full of evocative detail.
  • Won record audiences of 4.4 million for A History of Britain which went on to become a best-selling documentary series on DVD

Speaking Style

Gripping and punchy he combines his expertise with a personal passion for his subject – enthralling his audiences with the power of his words

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The end of history... 25 years on - Simon Schama, Francis Fukuyama and Melissa Lane - Newsnight
The end of history... 25 years on - Simon Schama, Francis Fukuyama and Melissa Lane - Newsnight
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