James Burge writes books about the Middle Ages. They include a biography of Abelard and Heloise and a book about Dante as well a fictional novella, Absolom and The Murders on the Grand Pont.
He is currently working on a full length work of fiction about the the early life of Peter Abelard in 12th-century Paris.
James once operated a Dalek on BBC television. He studied Mathematics and Philosophy before becoming a maker of factual television programmes. His work includes The Illumination of the Medieval Mind, a series for BBC2 with Christopher Frayling as well as a number of Horizons, Timewatches and several other series.