Horizon: Some Liked it Hot

Why did our ancestors begin to walk upright? Inspiration from a Mercedes radiator. Filmed in the UK, US and Africa.
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Horizon: Before Babel (BBC)

This Horizon about the origin of languages won some of the best reviews of the series. A tough subject, filmed in the US, Spain and Israel. No other television station in the world would have made the attempt or done it so well… — The Times

 …I find myself hooked to ‘Horizon’ with last night’s film on the origins of language, as fascinating as anything in the series. The programme’s intelligent, unpatronising tone assumes nothing more complex than an open mind and the thesis was expounded with economy and skill… clever visuals and the inspired use of Juliet Stevenson as narrator. Enthralling stuff all in all. — Daily Mail 

…the results of our exclusion from a linguistic Eden were wittily demonstrated… a brilliantly effective opening… The film took a firm course through its vast subject. — Daily Telegraph 

This was a fascinating programme which pushed you gently towards the conclusion that all our words derive from a single vocabulary… — Independent
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Horizon: The Terracotta Time Machine (BBC)

About the past and future of the Natural History Museum in London.
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Byline: Blind to Science (BBC)

Made for the now defunct personal view series Byline, this film allowed Prof Richard Gregory make a case for backing British science. The film won a Special Award from the BAAS now the BSA.
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Is There Anybody There? (Channel 4


A Channel 4 special documentary investigating claims of the paranormal with prof. Nicholas Humphrey. I left the BBC to make this show – which received excellent press notices. 

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