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The Genius of Invention (2013– )
TV Mini-series | History

Every time we switch on a light or boil a kettle we rely on power - but most people don't stop to think about the inventions and discoveries that allow us to live the way we do. In an exciting new four-part series for BBC Two, The Genius ...See moreEvery time we switch on a light or boil a kettle we rely on power - but most people don't stop to think about the inventions and discoveries that allow us to live the way we do. In an exciting new four-part series for BBC Two, The Genius of Invention reveals the fascinating chain of events behind inventions that make everyday life possible. Written by BBC See less
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Updated Jan 21, 2013

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Jan 21, 2013 (United Kingdom)

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58 cast members
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Michael Mosley
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Mark Miodownik
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Cassie Newland
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4
Brian Winston
Self - University of Lincoln Self - University of Lincoln   See fewer
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2
Iain Baird
Self - National Media Museum Self - National Media Museum   See fewer
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1
Robin Baker
Self - Head Curator, BFI Self - Head Curator, BFI   See fewer
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1
Sean Barry
Self - Maintenance Manager, Drax Self - Maintenance Manager, Drax   See fewer
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1
Stephen Beaumont
Self - Service Operations Manager, BT Self - Service Operations Manager, BT   See fewer
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1
Colin Brown
Self - Institution of Mechanical Engineers Self - Institution of Mechanical Engineers   See fewer
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Simon Brown
Self - Early Film Historian Self - Early Film Historian   See fewer
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1
Elizabeth Bruton
Self - Contributor Self - Contributor   See fewer
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Nigel Burdett
Self - Head of Environment, Drax Self - Head of Environment, Drax   See fewer
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Charlotte Chetwyn
Self - Apprentice, Rolls-Royce Self - Apprentice, Rolls-Royce   See fewer
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David Cleevely
Self - Centre for Science and Policy Self - Centre for Science and Policy   See fewer
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Charlotte Connelly
Self - Science Museum Self - Science Museum   See fewer
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Phil Coomes
Self - Picture Editor, BBC Self - Picture Editor, BBC   See fewer
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1
Colin Cunningham
Self - Royal Corps of Signals Self - Royal Corps of Signals   See fewer
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1
Saul David
Self - University of Buckingham Self - University of Buckingham   See fewer
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1
Bryony Dixon
Self - Silent Film Curator, BFI Self - Silent Film Curator, BFI   See fewer
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1
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1
Peter Emery
Self - Head of Production, Drax Self - Head of Production, Drax   See fewer
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1
Roy Fowkes
Self - Apprentice to Frank Whittle Self - Apprentice to Frank Whittle   See fewer
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1
Lawrence Goldman
Self - University of Oxford Self - University of Oxford   See fewer
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1
Colin Harding
Self - Curator, National Media Museum Self - Curator, National Media Museum   See fewer
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Michael Harvey
Self - Curator, National Media Museum Self - Curator, National Media Museum   See fewer
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Stephen Herbert
Self - Media Historian Self - Media Historian   See fewer
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1
Doug Hill
Self - National Motor Museum Self - National Motor Museum   See fewer
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1
Geoff Horseman
Self - Chief Turbine Engineer, Siemens Self - Chief Turbine Engineer, Siemens   See fewer
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1
Philip Hosken
Self - The Trevithick Society Self - The Trevithick Society   See fewer
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Jane Humphries
Self - Historian, University of Oxford Self - Historian, University of Oxford   See fewer
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Terry King
Self - Historical Photographer Self - Historical Photographer   See fewer
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1
Jonathan Liebenau
Self - London School of Economics Self - London School of Economics   See fewer
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Christine MacLeod
Self - University of Bristol Self - University of Bristol   See fewer
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1
Ben Marsden
Self - Historian, University of Aberdeen Self - Historian, University of Aberdeen   See fewer
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1
Nicola Millard
Self - Futurologist, BT Self - Futurologist, BT   See fewer
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Iwan Morus
Self - Aberystwyth University Self - Aberystwyth University   See fewer
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Graeme Myers
Self - Restoration Engineer Self - Restoration Engineer   See fewer
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Richard Noakes
Self - University of Exeter Self - University of Exeter   See fewer
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1
Ric Parker
Self - Director of Research & Technology, Rolls-Royce Self - Director of Research & Technology, Rolls-Royce   See fewer
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Jon Price
Self - Fibre Optics Division Self - Fibre Optics Division   See fewer
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Helen Rappaport
Self - Historian and Author Self - Historian and Author   See fewer
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Tony Rhodes
Self - Service Operations Manager, BT Self - Service Operations Manager, BT   See fewer
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Kingsley Rickard
Self - Industrial Historian Self - Industrial Historian   See fewer
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Andrew Sawyer
Self - Conservation Officer, Cragside Self - Conservation Officer, Cragside   See fewer
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Andrea Sella
Self - University College London Self - University College London   See fewer
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Tom Standage
Self - Author, The Victorian Internet Self - Author, The Victorian Internet   See fewer
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Andy Storr
Self - Turbine Components Overhaul Manager, Drax Self - Turbine Components Overhaul Manager, Drax   See fewer
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Neeraj Sunger
Self - Apprentice, Rolls-Royce Self - Apprentice, Rolls-Royce   See fewer
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Matthew Sweet
Self - Film Historian Self - Film Historian   See fewer
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1
John Trenouth
Self - Television Technology Historian Self - Television Technology Historian   See fewer
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1
David Warriner
Self - Head of Production & Test Improvement, Rolls-Royce Self - Head of Production & Test Improvement, Rolls-Royce   See fewer
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1
Roger Watson
Self - Curator, Fox Talbot Museum Self - Curator, Fox Talbot Museum   See fewer
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1
Gavin Weightman
Self - Author, Signor Marconi's Magic Box Self - Author, Signor Marconi's Magic Box   See fewer
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Alex Werner
Self - Museum of London Self - Museum of London   See fewer
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1
Christian Wolmar
Self - Railway Historian Self - Railway Historian   See fewer
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Nick Wood
Self - Manager, Madley Earth Station Self - Manager, Madley Earth Station   See fewer
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John Woodward
Self - The Trevithick Society Self - The Trevithick Society   See fewer
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Lucy Worsley
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
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7.4 / 10 | 52 votes