Roger Hermiston is a writer and journalist who worked as assistant editor of BBC Radio 4’s Today programme from 1998 to 2010. He began his career on weekly newspapers in Kent and Yorkshire before becoming crime reporter on the daily Sunderland Echo. He then moved to the Yorkshire Post before joining the BBC in the early 1990s.
Roger is the author of The Greatest Traitor: The Secret Lives of Agent George Blake; All Behind You, Winston; and Clough and Revie. He lives in Suffolk with his partner and their pony, two donkeys, three cats, three guinea fowl and two peacocks. He is a season ticket holder at Ipswich Town, plays golf and enjoys cinema and theatre.