Darwin's Brave New World
Mondays, on ABC (Australia) and CBC
Darwin's Brave New World, a controversial three-part drama-documentary series, recounts the extraordinary and often harrowing story of Charles Darwin's thirty-year struggle to piece together the mystifying puzzle he saw in nature.
After labouring in secret for twenty years, Charles Darwin is almost trumped by the obscure young naturalist, Alfred Russel Wallace, who has been in the southern world of Australasia for almost a decade. Shocked that someone else is drawing the same concl