Chas Newkey-Burden

Chas Newkey-Burden

Chas Newkey-Burden is a British journalist and author. His books include The Reduced History of Britain, Great Email Disasters and Not In My Name: A Compendium Of Modern Hypocrisy (co-written with Julie Burchill). He has also written biographies of Paris Hilton and Amy Winehouse and six official publications for Arsenal football club.

He writes for newspapers including The Times, The Mail on Sunday, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph and The Independent On Sunday; magazines including Four Four Two, Total Football, Time Out, Attitude and The Big Issue; and internet sites including Ynetnews, The First Post and Guardian Blogs. He is a former Contributing Editor to Loaded magazine and former editor of the football website, where he was also Dennis Bergkamp's official biographer. He has interviewed David Beckham, Ricky Gervais, McFly, Ant & Dec, Ralf Little from The Royle Family, Frank Lampard, Rachel Stevens and James Bourne for magazine features.

Newkey-Burden is also a regular studio guest on television and radio shows discussing his books, football news and the Middle East. He has appeared on Sky News, CNN, BBC Breakfast News, The Today Programme on Radio 4, The Steve Wright Show on Radio 2, Five Live Breakfast, TalkSport, Capital Gold and BBC Radio London. He was also featured on the BBC 2 documentary Cold War Kids, the Sky One show Celebrities On Heat and Fuse Television's documentary on Amy Winehouse.

In July 2008, the British satirical magazine Private Eye reported that Newkey-Burden had posted positive reviews of his own books on the online bookstore.


  • Not In My Name: A Compendium Of Modern Hypocrisy (co-written with Julie Burchill, Virgin Books)
  • Help! I'm Turning Into My Dad
  • Great Email Disasters
  • Amy Winehouse: She Told Us She Was Trouble
  • Paris Hilton: Life On The Edge
  • The All-New Official Arsenal Miscellany
  • The Official Arsenal Yearbook (2005)
  • The Official Arsenal Annual (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)
  • The Reduced History Of Britain
  • The Reduced History Of Dogs
  • The Dog Directory
  • Crap Towns and Crap Towns II (contributor)
  • Loaded's Greatest Ever Englishmen (contributor)


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