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The Great Pyramid

Episode 3 of 4

Just how did Pharaoh Khufu build such a feat of engineering while maintaining a hashtag game with his followers? From March 2014.

The programme that sends us back in time as we hear people from the past comment on a series of major world events, in less than 140 characters.

In The Great Pyramid - the Nile turns into video streams, order your pet mummification online, and find out how Pharaoh Khufu built that great feat of mankind while maintaining a hashtag game with his followers?

Turning statuses into sounds, History Retweeted transports us to timelines gone by, feeding hashtags, trolls and trending topics into moments from history.

Featuring the voices of Tim Barnes and Simon Berry, Wayne Forester and Annabelle Llewellyn,
Peter Temple and Jelly Macintosh. With Lucy Beaumont as the voice of The Computer.

Written by Tim Barnes and Simon Berry

Produced by Sally Harrison
A Woolyback production for BBC Radio 4.

15 minutes


Role Contributor
Actor Tim Barnes
Actor Simon Berry
Actor Wayne Forester
Actor Annabelle Llewellyn
Actor Peter Temple
Actor Jelly Macintosh
The Computer Lucy Beaumont
Producer Sally Harrison
Writer Tim Barnes
Writer Simon Berry