Good Morning Sunday with Clare Balding
Clare Balding hosts the topical faith show and talks to historian Bettany Hughes. Plus, inspirational music and topical chat.
Clare Balding hosts the topical faith show and talks to historian, author and TV presenter Bettany Hughes about the role of women in world religions and about the female expression of the divine. There's live music from singer-songwriter Emma Stevens whose single "A Place Called You" is out now and on the Radio 2 playlist. Clare's faith guest is Canon Ann Easter.
Bettany Hughes is an award-winning historian, author and broadcaster. Her television credits for the BBC include Divine Women, The 7 Wonders of the Buddhish World and The Day Jesus Died. Her first book Helen of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore was published to critical acclaim and has now been translated into ten languages. Her latest work The Hemlock Cup - Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life was a New York Times bestseller.
Next month Bettany Hughes presents a new BBC Radio 4 series "The Ideas That Make Us" in which she explores the history of the ideas that make us human. The series starts on 16th September.
Emma Stevens is a multi instrumentalist and along with writing, has also sung and played guitar, ukulele, banjo, mandolin, piano, percussion and cello on her EPs "Heart on Hand" and "Dreaming Trees". Her single "A Place Called You" is currently on the Radio 2 playlist and her album is out in September.