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Warwick Words History Festival

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Saul will talk about his new novel, The Prince and the Whitechapel Murders, at the Warwick Words History Festival at 7.30pm on Friday 3 October 2018. Click here for more details and to book

Time interview

Friday, March 30th, 2018

Saul tries to separate fact from fiction in a Time Magazine interview timing  to coincide with release of the feature film ‘7 days in Entebbe’ in the US: click here to read the article

Friday, March 30th, 2018

In a separate interview, José Padilha told the Hollywood news site ‘The Tracking Board: ‘The movie is based on a well-researched book by Professor Saul David, an English professor, and he spent like 10 years researching this, and he wrote the book telling the story like this, inter-cutting between what’s happening in Israel, what’s happening inside the terminal, and also what’s happening in the military side of things. So I tried to be faithful.’ Click here to read the full interview

Jose Padilha interview

Friday, March 30th, 2018

Nice of José Padilha to acknowledge the central role that Saul’s book played in the making of his motion picture ‘7 Days of Entebbe’. He said: ‘There’s been a recent book written by British historian Saul David that we based the screenplay on. [It contains] years of research… and, basically, Saul argues that the operation was successful because of the terrorists’ Click here to read the full interview

Talk at Topping’s

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

At 8pm on Thursday, 22 February 2018, Saul will launch his new novel The Prince and the Whitechapel Murders at an event in Topping’s, Bath. Click here for details

England’s Forgotten Queen

Friday, January 5th, 2018

Saul’s next TV appearance is discussing Tudor military warfare on England’s Forgotten Queen: The Life and Death of Lady Jane Grey, a 3-part BBC4 documentary presented by Helen Castor. It airs on Tuesday 9th, Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th January at 9pm.

Film trailer

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

The trailer for the feature film Entebbe, made using  Saul’s book Operation Thunderbolt (and for which Saul was the historical consultant), has just been released by distributor eOne: Click here to watch

The film, starring Rosamund Pike and Daniel Brühl, will be screened in UK cinemas from 9 March 2018. It’s also being released in the US as 7 Days in Entebbe from 16 March 2018: Click here to watch the US trailer

War Above The Trenches

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Saul will present a new 2 x 1 hour history series called ‘War Above The Trenches’ for UKTV Yesterday and French channel RMC Découverte. Filming begins in late November and the series will air in 2018.

The Force

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Saul has started work on a new history book – The Force – about a small unit of US/Canadian special forces who carry out mission impossible in World War Two. It has been commissioned by New York publishing giant Hachette Books and will appear in the US in the autumn of 2019.

New novel

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Saul’s third novel – The Prince and the Whitechapel Murders (the third in the Zulu Hart series) – is now finished and will be published by Hodder in the UK on 22 February 2018.