Ian Hislop investigates the Three Kings of the Christmas story.

They merit only a small mention in the Bible but they have had a huge impact on our understanding of Christ's birth story.

Ian asks why these characters have captured people's imagination to such an extent and finds out how two thousand years of the telling of their story has shaped the legend of the Kings.


Description

Ian Hislop investigates the Three Kings of the Christmas story.
Ian Hislop investigates the story of the three kings of the Nativity, why they were important and how they ended up in Germany!

Broadcast Details

  • First broadcast 20081220 (Radio 4)
  • Repeated:
    • 20091225
    • 20101229  (R7)

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