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Inventions That Changed the World (2004– )

TV Mini-series | 300 min | Documentary

A five part BBC 2 TV documentary series, presented by Jeremy Clarkson, that took a look at some of the inventions that have helped to shape the modern world. First broadcast on Thursday 15 January 2004, 8p.m., the series looked at 1) the ...See moreA five part BBC 2 TV documentary series, presented by Jeremy Clarkson, that took a look at some of the inventions that have helped to shape the modern world. First broadcast on Thursday 15 January 2004, 8p.m., the series looked at 1) the gun; 2) the computer; 3) the jet plane; 4) the telephone; and in the final part, 5) television. Written by Anonymous See less
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2004 (United Kingdom)

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Jeremy Clarkson
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Richard Fleming
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Michael Lutz
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Robin Sebastian
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John Strange
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Walter Bingham
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Simon Lawrence
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Russell Layton
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Alun Maxwell
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Marc Thorley
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Anthony Keetch
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Michael Moran
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Ed Newbrook
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Grant Hunter
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William Curtis
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8.1 / 10 | 124 votes