Profile:
Alex von Tunzelmann

Alex von Tunzelmann read Modern History at University College, Oxford, and now lives in London. She is the author of Red Heat: Conspiracy, Murder and the Cold War in the Caribbean, Blood and Sand: Suez, Hungary and the Crisis that Shook the World, Reel History: The World According to the Movies and Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of the Empire. She writes drama for film and television and the occasional column Reel History for The Guardian.