A Small Matter of Hope is a Documentary programme.


A Small Matter of Hope

Spectator editor Fraser Nelson investigates why people are so pessimistic about the world, despite child mortality rates tumbling, more girls being in education and malaria in decline. In search of answers he meets some of the best-selling thinkers on human happiness, including Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker, and authors Matt Haig and Anna Rosling Ronnlund.

Genre: Documentary

Running Time: 30 minutes (approx)

When is A Small Matter of Hope next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio 4 FM December 30th, 8:00pm and on BBC Radio 4 Longwave December 30th, 8:00pm. See more...

Main Cast

Alasdair Cross
Fraser Nelson