Genius of Britain
Stephen Hawking talks about Isaac Newton. Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins discusses Alfred Russell Wallace and the theory of evolution. David Attenborough profiles botanist Joseph Banks. Geneticist Paul Nurse tells the story of Alexander Fleming, discoverer of penicillin. This intriguing series spotlights these and brilliant Brits who have helped to shape our modern world. 5 episodes, 4 hrs, 3 DVDs, SDH, viewers guide.