Watch extracts from an exclusive interview with Robert Beckford as he considers what faith means to him and what he learnt from making the Channel 4 programme. There are five films in the series.
Film 1: An understanding of England
Find out why this transformed Robert Beckford’s feelings about the history of England and what it means to him.
Film 2: Being Bonkers
Robert talks about the importance of paganism in Christianity and why it’s difficult for politicians to be open about their faith.
Film 3: Multiculturalism is dead
The benefits of Christianity in the Dark Ages and how it incorporates many beliefs and identities
Film 4: Religion and politics intertwined
Beckford discusses the synthesis between religion and state in England.
Film 5: Religious exposure is crucial
Why understanding different religions is as important as knowing a language.
Film 6: The limitation of a spiritual lens
Robert Beckford considers why he believes it’s necessary for African and Caribbean churches need to move beyond the spirit and transcendence.