Bettany Hughes Documentaries

Atlantis: The Evidence

Historian Bettany Hughes investigates the magnificent story of Atlantis by the Greek philosopher Plato. This fictional Island has captivated the imaginations of people over the centuries and influenced the literature of future writers, but was this awe-inspiring place that met wi[...]

Genius of the Modern World: Karl Marx

The first episode in a three-part documentary series Genius of the Modern World. This film investigates the revolutionary ideas of German Journalist, Sociologist, philosopher and economist Karl Marx (5 May 1818 – 14 March 1883) who was born to a wealthy family in Prussia. Marx became a politic[...]

A collection of Bettany Hughes documentaries.