Huw Wheldon Lecture 2011 with Bettany Hughes: TV - Modern Father of History

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Duration: 40 minutes

Bettany Hughes uses the 2011 Huw Wheldon Memorial Lecture to argue that history on television is thriving and enjoying a new golden age. She explores why programme makers should look to the ancients for inspiration, how television can become an active player in the historical process itself and why people are looking to the past to help navigate a complex modern world.

Credits

Presenter
Bettany Hughes
Writer
Bettany Hughes
Producer
Georgina Leslie
Director
Georgina Leslie
Executive Producer
Jonty Claypole
Executive Producer
Dominic Crossley-Holland

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