TV 12 Books That Changed The World (ITV1 2006, Melvyn Bragg) Published 2 years ago on October 2, 2016 In documentary series 12 Books That Changed The World Melvyn Bragg delves into the essential books that he believes have changed the world. The impact of certain books is like that of the asteroid which destroyed the dinosaurs: an epoch-defining moment which ends the old world, and ushers in the new. Geographical contours may shape the physical world, but the intellectual contours in which six billion people live, are all shaped by books. The 12 books were NEWTON: PRINCIPIA MATHEMATICA (1687) MARIE STOPES: MARRIED LOVE (1918) THE FIRST RULE BOOK OF THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION (1863) DARWIN: THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES (1859) MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT: A VINDICATION OF THE RIGHTS OF WOMAN (1792) WILLIAM WILBERFORCE: SPEECH TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS (12th May 1789) ADAM SMITH: THE WEALTH OF NATIONS (1776) THE KING JAMES BIBLE (1611) MAGNA CARTA (1215) MICHAEL FARADAY: EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH IN ELECTRICITY (1855) PATENT SPECIFICATION FOR ARKWRIGHT’S SPINNING MACHINE (1769) WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S FIRST FOLIO (1623) Taking part were Lord Woolf, former Lord Chief Justice, Professor Harold Bloom, Professor Frank James, Jonathon Porritt Founder Director of Forum for the Future, William Hague MP, Germaine Greer, Professor Richard Dawkins, Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science, Oxford University and Professor Jim Al-Khalili, Head of Theoretical Nuclear Physics Group, University of Surrey and Professor of Public Engagement in Science. production details UK / ITV1 Network / 4×60 minutes / April 2006 Writer/Producer: Melvyn Bragg DocumentaryMelvyn BraggTV Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes10 hours ago Chronicle Mysteries: The Wrong Man (Hallmark Sun 24 Feb 2019, Alison Sweeney) Podcaster Alex McPherson seeks the truth behind the tragic death of a young lawyer, while partner Drew finds himself diving... Episodes10 hours ago The Zoo: The Marvelous Mott Mott (Season 3 Premieres 24 Feb 2019 on Animal Planet) The Marvelous Mott Mott: Animal Planet’s THE ZOO goes behind the scenes at the world-famous Bronx Zoo for a third... Episodes10 hours ago SMILF: Single Mom In Love Forever (S2EP5 Showtime Sun 24 Feb 2019) Single Mom In Love Forever: In 2014, Bridgette and Rafi prepare for the realities of parenthood as Bridgette experiences contractions,... Episodes10 hours ago Crashing: The Viewing Party (S3EP6 HBO Sun 24 Feb 2019) The Viewing Party: Pete (Pete Holmes) and Kat (Madeline Wise) attend a viewing party for Ali’s late-night spot on Seth... Episodes10 hours ago Black Monday: 243 (S1EP5 Showtime Sun 24 Feb 2019) 243: Mo takes Dawn to the Predator’s Ball in an effort to raise the capital The Jammer Group needs to... search EPISODES Episodes10 hours ago When Calls The Heart: Phone Rings and Heartstrings (Season 6 Premieres Sun 24 Feb 2019 on Hallmark) In the “When Calls the Heart” season six premiere “Phone Rings and Heartstrings” the town of Hope Valley adjusts to... Episodes10 hours ago Evil Lives Here: I Hate Being Daddy’s Girl (S4EP8 ID Sun 24 Feb 2019) I Hate Being Daddy’s Girl: When Robin Doll was rescued from her mother’s violence and went to live with her... Episodes10 hours ago Private Eyes: Getaway With Murder (S2EP12 ION Sun 24 Feb 2019) Getaway With Murder: Shade and Angie are hired by the owner of a luxurious rustic lodge to investigate an infidelity... advertisement MOVIES Movies1 week ago Private Worlds (Paramount 1935, Charles Boyer, Claudette Colbert) Charles Boyer stars as the new superintendent of a progressive mental hospital. His apparent coldness first arouses resentment among the... Movies1 week ago Yucatán (2018, Luis Tosar, Stephanie Cayo) In farcical comedy Yucatán a pair of white collar thieves compete fiercely against each other trying to steal from an... Movies1 week ago The Breaker Upperers (Netflix Fri 15 Feb 2019, Jackie van Beek, Madeleine Sami) Two women run a business breaking up couples for cash but when one develops a conscience their friendship unravels. production... MY TV TONIGHTWhat's on and when. Broadcast, cable and streaming... BRITISH FILM 1930-1990The Viewer's Guide to British Film 1930-1990 Indepth guide to six decades of cinema in the UK.