The Art Of Rhetoric

Simon Hoggart charts the progress of the persuasive public speaker, as sound-bite culture and media globalisation overwhelm the ancient art of eloquent speech.

Episodes

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01Rules Of Rhetoric2000010420061016 (BBC7)
20070903 (BBC7)
20080225 (BBC7)
20081215 (BBC7)
20100119 (BBC7)
20100120 (BBC7)
20130707 (BBC7)
20130708 (BBC7)
20170926 (BBC7)

Simon Hoggart charts the progress of the persuasive public speaker throughout history.

Simon Hoggart charts the progress of the persuasive public speaker throughout history.

Simon Hoggart charts the progress of the persuasive public speaker, starting with the great orators of Ancient Greece and Rome.

Simon Hoggart charts the progress of the persuasive public speaker. In this episode, he looks at Ancient Greece and Rome.

Examining the roots of rhetoric in ancient Greece and Rome.

01Rules Of Rhetoric2000010420061016 (BBC7)
20070903 BT=1315 (BBC7)
20070903 (BBC7)
20080225 BT=1315 (BBC7)
20080225 (BBC7)
20081215 (BBC7)
20100119 (BBC7)
20100120 (BBC7)
20130707 (BBC7)
20130708 (BBC7)

Simon Hoggart charts the progress of the persuasive public speaker throughout history.

Simon Hoggart charts the progress of the persuasive public speaker, starting with the great orators of Ancient Greece and Rome.

Simon Hoggart charts the progress of the persuasive public speaker. In this episode, he looks at Ancient Greece and Rome.

Examining the roots of rhetoric in ancient Greece and Rome.

Simon Hoggart charts the progress of the persuasive public speaker throughout history.

02Politicians And Persuasion2000010520061017 (BBC7)
20070904 BT=1315 (BBC7)
20070904 (BBC7)
20080226 BT=1315 (BBC7)
20080226 (BBC7)
20081216 (BBC7)
20100120 (BBC7)
20100121 (BBC7)
20130714 (BBC7)
20130715 (BBC7)

Simon Hoggart talks to Tony Benn and Anne Widdecombe about great parliamentary performers.

Simon Hoggart talks to Tony Benn and Anne Widdecombe about the great parliamentary performers, past and present.

Simon Hoggart examines great Parliamentary performers of the past and present.

02Politicians And Persuasion2000010520061017 (BBC7)
20070904 (BBC7)
20080226 (BBC7)
20081216 (BBC7)
20100120 (BBC7)
20100121 (BBC7)
20130714 (BBC7)
20130715 (BBC7)

Simon Hoggart talks to Tony Benn and Anne Widdecombe about great parliamentary performers.

Simon Hoggart talks to Tony Benn and Anne Widdecombe about the great parliamentary performers, past and present.

Simon Hoggart examines great Parliamentary performers of the past and present.

02Politics And Persuasion

02Politics And Persuasion2000011120170927 (BBC7)

Simon Hoggart talks to Tony Benn and Anne Widdecombe about great parliamentary performers.

03Moving Minds2000011220070905 (BBC7)
20100122 (BBC7)
20130721 (BBC7)
20130722 (BBC7)
20170928 (BBC7)

Simon Hoggart examines the language of argument used in the church and the courts of law.

Simon Hoggart examines the language of argument used in the two great theatres of rhetoric - the church and the courts of law.

03Moving Minds2000011220070905 (BBC7)
20100122 (BBC7)
20130721 (BBC7)
20130722 (BBC7)

Simon Hoggart examines the language of argument used in the church and the courts of law.

Simon Hoggart examines the language of argument used in the two great theatres of rhetoric - the church and the courts of law.

04Speech And Spin20000119

04 LASTSpeech And Spin2000011920070906 (BBC7)
20100122 (BBC7)
20100123 (BBC7)
20130728 (BBC7)
20130729 (BBC7)
20170929 (BBC7)

Simon Hoggart considers the future of spontaneous public speaking.

Simon Hoggart considers the future of spontaneous public speaking, as technology continues to shape the world of communication.

04 LASTSpeech And Spin2000011920070906 (BBC7)
20100122 (BBC7)
20100123 (BBC7)
20130728 (BBC7)
20130729 (BBC7)

Simon Hoggart considers the future of spontaneous public speaking.

Simon Hoggart considers the future of spontaneous public speaking, as technology continues to shape the world of communication.