Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World

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Original Release

04/17/2019 on PBS

US Release

04/17/2019

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Cast

Jim Al-Khalili Self - Presenter
Danielle George Self - Engineer
James Meigs Self - Science Writer
Tan Le Self - Inventor and Technology Entrepreneur
Danny Forster Self - Architect
Richard Kaner Self - Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA
Dan Coe Self - Postdoctoral Astronomer, Space Telescope Science Institute
Shini Somara Self - Fluid Dynamicist
Chris Gerdes Self - Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
Frank Whittle Self
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 The Telescope Wednesday, 17 April 2019
2 The Airplane Wednesday, 24 April 2019
3 The Robot Wednesday, 01 May 2019
4 The Car Wednesday, 08 May 2019
5 The Rocket Wednesday, 15 May 2019
6 The Smartphone Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Directors

Ben Harding, Sean Smith, Christopher Riley, Nat Sharman, Stephen Mizelas, Nathan Williams

Cast

Jim Al-Khalili Self - Presenter
Danielle George Self - Engineer
James Meigs Self - Science Writer
Tan Le Self - Inventor and Technology Entrepreneur
Danny Forster Self - Architect
Richard Kaner Self - Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA
Dan Coe Self - Postdoctoral Astronomer, Space Telescope Science Institute
Shini Somara Self - Fluid Dynamicist
Chris Gerdes Self - Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
Frank Whittle Self
Robert Hurford Self - Wheelwright
Sian Altman Hedy Lamarr
Wiley Post Self
Hedy Lamarr Self
Patrick Stewart Self - Narrator (US version)
Jay Leno Self - Car Enthusiast
Franklin Chang-Diaz Self - CEO of Ad Astra Rocket Company and Former NASA Astronaut
Alice Roberts Self - Biological Anthropologist
Saul David Self - Historian
Owen Holland Self - Robotics Scientist

Producers

Ben Bowie Executive Producer
Iain Riddick Executive Producer
Erin E. O'Flaherty Executive Producer
Tim Green Producer
Josephine Bland Producer
Alec Webb Producer
Rob MacAndrew Producer
Nat Sharman Producer
Christopher Riley Producer
Sean Smith Producer
Stephen Mizelas Producer
Nathan Williams Producer
James Wright Producer
Helena Hunt Producer

Editors

Anthony Willis, Matt Scragg, Susan Brand, Benjamin Stott, Simon Greenwood, Daniel Garcia Robles, Martin Sage

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