It won’t surprise you to hear that I can’t wait until 8pm tomorrow night when I’ll be glued to Channel 4, watching Professor Richard Dawkins present the first programme in a new series about his great hero (and mine): ‘The Genius of Charles Darwin’. Oh yes! Here’s a little clip on the Channel 4 website to whet our appetites.
This will be the first in a plethora of programmes about Darwin, 2008 being the 150th anniversary of the publication of his world-changing book ‘On the Origin of Species’, and 2009 being the 200th anniversary of the Great Man’s birth. The BBC are also making some progs to celebrate these events, including one with Sir David Attenborough. Can’t bloody wait!