The Genius of Charles Darwin


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The Genius of Charles Darwin is a three-part television documentary, written and presented by evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins.

It was first shown in August 2008 on Channel 4. It won Best TV Documentary Series 2008 at the British Broadcast Awards in January 2009.

Part 1: Life, Darwin & Everything - Richard Dawkins explains the basic mechanisms of natural selection, and tells the story of how Charles Darwin developed his theory.
Part 2: The Fifth Ape - Richard Dawkins deals with some of the philosophical and social ramifications of the theory of evolution.
Part 3: God Strikes Back - Dawkins explains why Darwin's theory is one of history's most controversial ideas. (adapted from its Wikipedia page)

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rating 8.6 / 10
category Science
year 2008
with Richard Dawkins
duration 2 hrs 25 mins
added October 18, 2017

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