The Ideas That Make Us is a History Documentary programme.

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The Ideas That Make Us

Bettany Hughes reveals the history of the most influential ideas in the story of civilisation. Why are we drawn to hope? Bettany visits a Buddhist temple, the Palace of Westminster and the UK's largest food bank to find out why we are hard-wired to hope for the best.

Genre: History Documentary

Running Time: 15 minutes (approx)

When is The Ideas That Make Us next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio 4 April 17th, 1:45pm and on BBC Radio 4 April 18th, 1:45pm. See more...