DOCUMENTARY: Stephen Hawking: A Brief History of Mine
On: Channel 4 (4)
Date: Saturday 7th December 2013 (starting in 1 hour and 19 minutes)
Time: 19:15 to 21:00 (1 hour and 45 minutes long)
This new feature-length biographical film tells the extraordinary and dramatic story of the planet's most famous living scientist, told for the first time in his own words and by those closest to him. Made with unique access to his private life, this is an intimate and moving journey into Stephen Hawking's past and present. Interviewees include Stephen Hawking's sister Mary, his ex-wife Jane, carers and students, as well as colleagues such as Roger Penrose, plus Apollo astronaut Buzz Aldrin, actors Benedict Cumberbatch and Jim Carrey, and Sir Richard Branson. This inspirational portrait of an iconic figure relates Hawking's incredible personal journey from boyhood underachiever to scientific genius and multi-million-selling author.
(Editor's Choice, Subtitles, Audio Described)
Director: Stephen Finnigan