Dawn Of The Clone Age

First transmitted in 1997, this is the story of how and why Dolly the sheep, the first cloned copy of an adult mammal, came to be created. Horizon reports on the cloning experiments that came before and looks at the bizarre possibilities that lie ahead.

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50 minutes

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Thu 23 Oct 1997 21:25
BBC Two except East, South East

50 Years of Horizon Collection

50 Years of Horizon Collection
This programme is part a collection of BBC programmes specially chosen to celebrate Horizon's 50th anniversary.


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About BBC Four Collection programmes

Programmes are selected, in part, for their historical context and reflect the broadcast standards and attitudes of their time, which may not accord to some current BBC editorial guidelines. We aim to select programmes which can be shown in their entirety but in some cases edits are required.

50 Years of Horizon - interactive ebook

50 Years of Horizon - interactive ebook
A free, interactive ebook designed for use on Apple, Android and Kindle tablets, and featuring clips from this selection of programmes as well as interviews with current Horizon presenters, is available to download at www.bbc.co.uk/horizon


Role Contributor
DirectorDebbie Cadbury
ProducerDebbie Cadbury
Series EditorJohn Lynch

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