Professor Adrian Bingham

Senior Associate

Adrian Bingham is Professor of Modern British History at the University of Sheffield. He has worked extensively on the national popular press in the decades after 1918, examining the ways in which newspapers both reflected and shaped British society and culture. His books include: Gender, Modernity, and the Popular Press in Inter-War Britain (OUP, 2004); Family Newspapers? Sex, Private Life and the British Popular Press 1918-1978 (OUP, 2009); and, with Professor Martin Conboy, Tabloid Century: The Popular Press in Britain, 1896 to the Present (Peter Lang, 2015). He has worked on the press coverage of child sexual abuse, and most recently has started a project entitled ‘Everyday Politics, Ordinary Lives: Democratic Engagement in Britain, 1918-1992’, supported by an AHRC Leadership Fellowship (2017-18).  

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