The Why Factor - Tattoos
What motivates people to decorate their bodies with ink?
In this programme, Mike Williams asks why people have tattoos. Where do they come from and what do they say about us? From the Maori of New Zealand to the Mexican Mafia, Mike explores the universal motivation behind why people decorate their bodies with ink. (Image: David Beckham's tattooed bare back. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)
- Broadcast on BBC World Service, 9:32AM Mon, 22 Jul 2013
- Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
- First broadcast BBC World Service, 7:32PM Fri, 19 Jul 2013
- Duration 18 minutes