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Hawking + Satellite Event

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3hr 00min.

Running time tbc. UK 2013. Directed by Stephen Finnigan.

Live via satellite from the Cambridge Film Festival, Krishnan Guru-Murthy talks to Professor Stephen Hawking and guests at the UK Premiere of this new documentary about the celebrated physicist on Thursday 19 September at 7pm.

Hawking’s story, from his early days as a student, through his battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, to his current status as bestselling author of A Brief History of Time, is narrated by the man himself.

The programme will include appearances from the makers of the film as well as family members and fellow scientists and will also feature recorded messages from Sir Richard Branson, Buzz Aldrin and the cast of hit TV comedy Big Bang Theory in which he made a guest appearance last year.