Bettany Hughes

Bettany Hughes is a historian and broadcaster. Her television documentaries on subjects such as Athens: The Truth About Democracy, The Women of The Bible, The Spartans, Alexandria, Good Friday, Byzantium and The Moors in Europe have now been seen by over 100 million people worldwide. She was awarded an open scholarship to Oxford University and is now a Research Fellow of King's College, London and is the President of JACT, the Joint Association of Classical Teachers. She has just been awarded in 2010 the Naomi Sargant Education Award for Broadcast Excellence.