Steve Silver

Steve Silver is a journalist who was a researcher on Jo Bloom’s novel Ridley Road and also a consultant on the BBC TV series.

He is a former editor of the anti-fascist magazine Searchlight, a publication that was initially founded by 62 Group members.

Ridley Road: Fighting the Fascists
50 years after its formation, the story of the anti-fascist 62 Group – the successor to the 43 Group, two veterans of which joined us at Jewish Book Week 2020 – remains relevant, as shown by the huge interest in the BBC1 drama Ridley Road, which took its name from a well-known fascist meeting place and site of several battles.  Jo Bloom, on whose novel the miniseries was based, is joined by Dr Dave Rich, director of policy at the Community Security Trust (CST) a...