Bettany Hughes investigates ideas of justice, from Babylon to the Old Bailey. Read more
Bettany Hughes investigates ideas of justice, from Babylon to the Old Bailey.
Bettany Hughes examines changing ideas of liberty in her archaeology of philosophy.
Bettany listens to a rat laughing and giggles at schoolboy jokes from Ancient Mesopotamia.
Bettany gazes into outer space and invites poet Ben Okri round to her house for supper.
Bettany attends a women's football game and visits a synagogue to hear the Song of Deborah
Bettany Hughes explores changing ideas of peace in her archaeology of philosophy.
Bettany Hughes examines her psyche by lying on Sigmund Freud's famous couch.
Bettany Hughes investigates charisma in her archaeology of philosophy.
Bettany Hughes examines irony in her archaeology of philosophy.
Bettany Hughes pursues nemesis on the streets of ancient Athens.
Bettany Hughes considers virtue in her archaeology of philosophy.
Street philosophy with Bettany Hughes, and changing ideas of character through the ages.
Street philosophy with Bettany Hughes, and changing ideas about harmony through the ages.
Street philosophy with Bettany Hughes, and changing ideas about narcissism through time.
Street philosophy with Bettany Hughes, and changing ideas about technology through time.
Street philosophy with Bettany Hughes, and changing ideas about hubris through time.
Are we hard-wired for hope? Bettany Hughes finds out why we believe things can get better.
Who owns time? Bettany Hughes examines what time means to us and how we can best use it .
Why does our past hold the key to our future? Bettany Hughes explores our need to remember
Do we still believe in Mother Earth? Bettany Hughes examines our relationship with Gaia.
Is chaos good or bad? Bettany Hughes explores the place of disruption in our lives.
Weimar and the Subversion of Cabaret Culture
Willkommen, bienvenue, welcome... Cabaret and club culture, recorded at the Barbican.
Le Gateau Chocolat, Lucy McCormick and Gaylene Gould with Matthew Sweet at the Barbican.
The Weimar Years
Camilla Smith looks the the art of the Weimar Republic.
Life Changing Diagnosis
A show dedicated to exploring what it’s like to live with a life changing illness.
Sarah Brett with late night discussion on the issues and stories that matter to you.