Robert Weinberg

Art critic, author, radio & podcast producer

About


Robert Weinberg writes articles and exhibition reviews for the Telegraph, Apollo magazine and numerous other publications and websites. Since 1988, he has been producing radio programmes for the BBC and Classic FM in the UK and more recently, has been creating podcasts for Dan Snow's History Hit channel and TheArtStory.  He is the author and editor of numerous books and articles, and has contributed as a scriptwriter and creative adviser to television programmes and several documentary film productions.

SELECTED REVIEWS AND ARTICLES


The Telegraph

The Telegraph

Articles and exhibition reviews for the Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

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Apollo magazine

Apollo magazine

Exhibition reviews and articles for Apollo magazine

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The Art Story

The Art Story

Artist pages and collections for The Art Story website

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Other publications

Other publications

Various articles and essays from assorted publications

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PODCASTS


Not Just the Tudors

Not Just the Tudors

Historian Suzannah Lipscomb talks about everything - not just the Tudors, but most definitely also the Tudors. Produced by Rob Weinberg

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How and Why History

How and Why History

Robert Weinberg produces and presents How and Why History for Dan Snow's History Hit, a lively and accessible introduction to history. Historians and writers explore the big questions about history's most significant events and personalities, from the ancient world to recent times.

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Historical Fiction

Historical Fiction

In Historical Fiction podcast, produced and presented by Robert Weinberg, authors of newly published novels talk about their work, historians and writers discuss how great historical figures are depicted in fiction, and commentators explore contemporary concerns about "fake news" and "post-truth".

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Ponder

Ponder

Ponder casts a new eye over culture from around the world, promoting unity in diversity, highlighting the power of culture to stimulate thought and change, and showcasing what is most fascinating and beautiful, inspiring and thought-provoking.

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BOOKS


Classic FM Handy Guides: Film Music

Classic FM Handy Guides: Film Music

This handy reference guide showcases some of the greatest composers of film scores, along with plenty of suggestions for musical delights ready to be discovered.

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Classic FM Handy Guides: Opera

Classic FM Handy Guides: Opera

This handy reference guide covers the major milestones and composers in the history of opera, featuring some of the greatest works ever written, to help you discover the extraordinary world of opera.

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An Opera Miscellany

An Opera Miscellany

This fascinating book brings together for the first time everything you never knew about the world of opera. Fun, engaging and entertaining, it is a collection of facts, figures and miscellany which captures the sublimity and silliness of opera.

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Lady Blomfield

Lady Blomfield

A fascinating look at the life of Sara Louisa, Lady Blomfield, one of the most socially distinguished adherents of the Bahá’í Faith, the hostess to ‘Abdu’l Bahá on His historic visits to London in 1911 and 1912-13 and the chronicler of Bahá’í history in her book The Chosen Highway.

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Spinning the Clay into Stars

Spinning the Clay into Stars

This commemorative volume was published to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of Bernard Leach in 1979. It is an anthology of his own testimonies - about pottery and life, philosophy, and his lifelong desire to see, and assist, East and West embrace.

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Ambassador to Humanity

Ambassador to Humanity

This anthology is designed to increase devotion to 'Abdu'l-Bahá and aid profound reflection on His life, His mission and His unique qualities.

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The Primal Point

The Primal Point

An anthology marking the bicentenary of the Báb’s birth collecting together some of the many tributes and testimonials to the Báb that capture, not so much the chronological details of His earthly life, but rather the importance of His station and the impact of His Revelation.

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Ethel Jenner Rosenberg

Ethel Jenner Rosenberg

Using Ethel Rosenberg's own diaries and letters, minutes and notes from the meetings of the first Bahá'í institutions in Britain, and other original documents, Robert Weinberg explores the life of this fascinating woman.

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