Mark Urban

Non-fiction writer
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Mark Urban is the Diplomatic Editor of BBC's Newsnight programme and was formerly defence correspondent for the Independent. He has covered many wars as a journalist and is probably best known for his live broadcasts under fire in Kosovo.

His memoir about the SAS in the Iraq War Task Force Black debuted at number one in the Sunday Times non-fiction bestseller list.






  • @Lambykins60 5 stars for a sublime story teller who captures so much folk wisdom, grit, & of course humour, of the culture he sprang from

    @lovatt_adam yes I've also heard great things about this tour - about the 8th time I will have seen him!

    Am heading out to Billy Connolly gig tonight - 35+ years since I first saw him live #OverExcited