Film 2009 with Jonathan Ross

Film 2009 visits the set of CREATION. Video courtesy of BBC.

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Nov '08 Opening night for Darwin Exhibition, NHM London

Amongst other well-known faces attending the opening night of London’s Natural History Museum Darwin Exhibition were CREATION’s Director Jon Amiel and actors Benedict Cumberbatch and Toby Jones. The biggest ever exhibition about Charles Darwin, the Natural History Museum is celebrating Darwin’s ideas and their impact for his 200th birthday in 2009.

We went along to find out more about Darwin and CREATION the movie…

To find out more about this exciting exhibition visit the Natural History Museum website.

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To mark the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth and the 150th anniversary of the publication of ‘On the Origin of Species’, the BBC is airing a season of landmark TV and radio programmes. David Attenborough, Andrew Marr, Armand Leroi and Melyvn Bragg are among the key names who will explore Darwin’s extraordinary life and work. The season starts in January on Radio 4. Visit the BBC website to find out more.

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When Charles Darwin set about proving his theory of evolution, he had none of the advantages of modern genetics or DNA analysis so he came up with some ingenious experiments of his own. In this series, Jimmy Doherty recreates many of these investigations. Watch Video.

In the first episode of the three-part series, Andrew Marr explores how Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection has taken on a life of its own far beyond the world of science. Watch Video.

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Sep '08 Filming On Location In Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire UK

One of several filming locations for CREATION, Bradford-on-Avon is helping us turn the clock back 150 years. With its rolling countryside, ancient villages, quaint towns and stately homes this historic town of Bradford-on-Avon is doubling as 19th Century Malvern in Worcestershire where Darwin was once treated for an unknown illness.

BBC Points West’s Fiona Lamdin visits the set to speak with Production Designer Laurence Dorman and Director Jon Amiel. Watch video

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