TV 12 Books That Changed The World (ITV1 2006, Melvyn Bragg) Published 3 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 TV2 hours ago Coming of Age (CBS 1988, Paul Dooley, Phyllis Newman) Sitcom. Exploits of a pair of couples living in an old peoples retirement village, the Hales, Dick and Ginny and... TV2 hours ago Big Hawaii (Filmways 1977, Cliff Potts, John Dehner) Drama. The black sheep of the family returns home to Hawaii to help his ill father run their ranch. The... TV2 hours ago Ben Casey (ABC 1961-1965 | Vince Edwards Sam Jaffe Medical drama series. Stories of the doctor of the title, especially his relationship with the elder doctor David Zorba who... TV2 hours ago Baywatch Nights (Syndicated 1995, David Hasselhoff, Alexandra Paul) Crime drama series. Spin off from the above that saw Mitch, on his off hours from the beach, working as... TV2 hours ago Arresting Behavior (ABC 1992, Leo Burmester, Chris Mulkey) Police sitcom. A pair of mismatched cops are followed on their tours of duty by a tv crew. An obvious... search EPISODES Episodes1 day ago Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity: There’s No “We” in Food (S16EP6 FoodTV Sun 26 May 2019) Celebrity: There’s No “We” in Food: The celebrity recruits work in teams to recreate a dish from taste alone while... Episodes1 day ago Keeping Up with the Kardashians: Pet Peeve (S16EP7 E! Sun 26 May 2019) Pet Peeve: Khloe’s mistrust of her mother’s boyfriend, Corey Gamble resurfaces on a family trip to the Palm Springs, leaving... Episodes1 day ago A Discovery of Witches: Episode 8 (S1EP8 AMC, BBCA Sun 26 May 2019) Matthew finds his plans going awry when he is unable to save Diana from Juliette; Diana discovers how formidable her... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 months ago Bird Box | 2018 | Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes Five years after an ominous unseen presence drives most of society to suicide, a survivor and her two children make... Movies2 months ago LelleBelle | 2010 | Anna Raadsveld, Benja Bruijning 19-year old Belle practices playing the violin diligently, but is unable to impart her music with a sensitive undertone. Her... Movies2 months ago Roma | Netflix 2018 | Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira In 1970s Mexico City, two domestic workers help a mother of four while her husband is away for an extended... mytvtonight mytvtonight devoted to all things film and tv.