Bettany Hughes

Bettany Hughes’ support of Classics

Below is a transcript of Bettany Hughes’ appearance on Woman’s Hour. Womans Hour, BBC Radio 4 November 16, 2010 “Jenni Murray: Now, even in the sixties, when I was at a state school and Latin was for everybody (Greek only for the very bright) there were plenty of mumblings about pupils wasting their time on dead languages when they could be learning French, German, Spanish and perhaps even Russian or Chinese. Well, its not on the National Curriculum and only 17% of state school... »