Watch extracts from an exclusive interview with Michael Portillo as he considers what faith means to him and what he learnt from making the Channel 4 programme. There are four films in the series.
Film 1: I think I’m an atheist
Raised with a Catholic father and Anglican mother, Portillo ponders whether faith can ever be forgotten…
Film 2: Constantine, the most successful politician?
Michael Portillo considers Constantine’s success and whether any current politician competes with him.
Film 3: No president could say he wasn’t religious
What happens when the church and state are linked and is it any better when, as in the USA, they are officially separated…
Film 4: I’m not sure you can learn anything from history
Find out why Michael Portillo believes that it's not the history of incidents we learn from but the motivations and actions of the people involved.