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Episode 2

From Nazi to Disney, Wernher von Braun's weird career trajectory. Quirky true history with Peter Serafinowicz. From March 2011.

Helen Keen's off-beat but true account of the history of space flight.

With Peter Serafinowicz and Susy Kane.

* How Wernher Von Braun went from SS officer to American space supremo to Disney children's presenter

* America's home-grown rocket genius Jack Parsons and his unhealthy interest in Satanism

* The surprising story of Fix the French Space Cat

Written by Helen Keen and Miriam Underhill.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2011.

15 minutes

Last on

Tue 14 Jan 2020 09:45

Credits

Role Contributor
Performer Helen Keen
Actor Peter Serafinowicz
Actor Susy Kane
Producer Gareth Edwards
Writer Helen Keen
Writer Helen Keen

Broadcasts

  • Wed 16 Mar 2011 23:00
  • Wed 11 Sep 2013 23:15
  • Mon 2 Mar 2015 23:45
  • Tue 3 Mar 2015 09:45
  • Mon 14 Nov 2016 23:30
  • Tue 15 Nov 2016 09:30
  • Mon 13 Jan 2020 23:45
  • Tue 14 Jan 2020 09:45