Ben Macintyre

Ben Macintyre is a columnist and Associate Editor on The Times.

He has worked as the newspaper's correspondent in New York, Paris and Washington. He is the author of eight previous books including Agent Zigzag, shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award and the Galaxy British Book Award for Biography of the Year 2008, and the no. 1 bestseller Operation Mincemeat. He lives in London with his wife, Kate Muir, and three children.

Following on from his hugely successful BBC Two documentaries, Operation Mincemeat and Double Agent: The Eddie Chapman Story (Agent Zigzag) produced by Walker George Films, writer and presenter Ben Macintyre returns to the small screen to bring to life his third best-selling book – Double Cross. Macintyre will reveal the gripping true story of five of the double-agents whose espionage helped to make D-day such a success.