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Einstein and the Bomb

British filmmaker Anthony Philipson marks his directorial debut with this informative and gripping series, skilfully combining archive footage, dramatisations and the scientist’s own words. Produced by the UK’s Anne Mensah, with a compelling score from London-born composer Tom Hodge, this series was produced by BBC Studios in Aberdeen.




Discover key moments of the life of German-born scientist Albert Einstein, including how his work has influenced the course of history. Unearth what happened after he fled Nazi Germany and gain access into the brilliant mind of this troubled genius.