2004 Bodies in motion and at rest, by Thomas Lynch
2002 The King's Coiner, by Philip Purser
2002 The Mark Steele lecture - Newton
1995 News from the past - Newton's theory of gravity (WS)
1991 Newton & Leibniz, by Louis Wolpert
BODIES IN MOTION AND AT REST....2004
Interesting autobiographical account by Thomas Lynch of his childhood and how he learned about undertaking from his father. I seem to remember it's a monologue, or nearly so, but it's good, if a bit macabre.
THE KING'S COINER....2002
Historical play in which Newton appears as one of the characters. For a long while, Newton was in charge of the Royal Mint.
Another of Mark Steele's humorous, thought-provoking lectures Newton invented the calculus, one of the most important mathematical tools, but in other areas of life his thinking was not so profound.
NEWS FROM THE PAST....1995
BBC World Service: AD (2nd series) in 4 x 45m. News from the past dramatised.(1) 9thJan95. 1666 - The Great Fire of London; Sir Isaac Newton's theory of gravity. Obituary of the builder of the Taj Mahal.
Stradivarius the violin maker.
NEWTON & LEIBNIZ....1991
Newton and Leibniz, rival mathematicians, independently discovered the calculus. This is an interesting dramatisation of events surrounding their discovery, by Louis Wolpert. Lasts about an hour.
Nigel Deacon / Diversity website
Above programmes known to exist in VRPCC collections
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