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Einstein 1

Synopsis
The life and work of Albert Einstein. Looks at the man behing the genius and his inspiration to accomplish so much. Draws on Einstein’s personal letters and newly released material. Andrew Sachs plays Einstein in an ‘interview’ at his home in 1932, on the eve of his departure from Germany.
Series
Horizon, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 2 x 50 min.
Year of production
1996
Availability
Sale; 2000 sale: £99.00 (+VAT +p&p) each
Notes
Broadcast on BBC2 on 17 and 18 Mar 1996.
Subjects
Physics
Keywords
biographies; Einstein, Albert

Credits

Producer
Peter Jones; Tom Levenson
Contributor
John Lynch
Cast
Andrew Sachs 

Sections

Title
Miracle year, The

Title
Fame

Production Company

Name

Green Umbrella Productions

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning - now BBC Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
BBCStudiosLearning@bbc.com
Web
https://www.bbcstudioslearning.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 8433 1009
Address
BBC Studios Limited
Television Centre
101 Wood Lane
London
W12 7FA
UK
Notes
The BBC Active company has now been absorbed within BBC Learning, a division of BBC Studios. It was originally a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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