The Man Who Shrank The World

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Episode 3 of 4

Duration: 30 minutes

William Crawley follows the incredible story of Belfast-born scientist Lord Kelvin and a group of visionaries, who long before the first telephone call, embarked on a quest to join Europe and America, spanning the Atlantic with a single 2,500-mile telegraph cable.

Credits

Presenter
William Crawley
Director
David Starkey
Producer
David Starkey
Executive Producer
Brendan Hughes

Broadcasts

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