Shrabani Basu

Shrabani Basu is a journalist and Sunday Times best-selling author. Her books include the critically acclaimed The Mystery of the Parsee Lawyer: Arthur Conan Doyle, George Edalji and the Foreigner in the English Village, For King and Another Country: Indian Soldiers on the Western Front 1914-18, Victoria & Abdul (now a major Oscar-nominated motion picture starring Dame Judi Dench and Ali Fazal) and Spy Princess: The Life of Noor Inayat Khan. She is the founder and chair of the Noor Inayat Khan Memorial Trust which campaigned for a memorial for the World War II heroine in London which was unveiled by Princess Anne in 2012. Shrabani is a frequent commentator on radio and television.