Living Gratefully: Neil MacGregor opens up to Mona Siddiqui
In this podcast Mona Siddiqui speaks to the internationally-renowned art historian, Neil MacGregor. Born in Glasgow, Neil studied languages at Oxford but was drawn to art history. His glittering career includes directorships of both the National Gallery and the British Museum as well as presenter of several award-winning radio and television programmes including Living with the Gods. Here he speaks about how speaking a different language opens up new worlds, the special place of museums and art galleries in a nation’s life, how the UK has rewritten its history and the importance of humility.