Wallace films & videos


Bill Bailey's Jungle Hero, Episode 1 "Wallace in Borneo" and Episode 2 "Wallace in the Spice Islands" iBBC 2013) CLICK HERE [HIGHLY RECOMMENDED]

'The Forgotten Voyage'. An excellent 50 min dramatised documentary about Wallace's life made for the BBC by Peter Crawford in 1983 [HIGHLY RECOMMENDED]

'The Origin of Species: The Making of a Theory'. An excellent short film made by the Howard Hughs Medical Institute (USA) in 2013 [HIGHLY RECOMMENDED] Also see http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/origin-species-making-theory

'Wallace in Wales'. A 24 minute documentary made by the OU/BBC in 1997 and presented by James Moore.

'Darwin's Darkest Hour' a 2 hour docudrama made by NOVA (USA) about the crisis which forced Darwin to publish his and Wallace's theories of natural selection in 1858.  For more information, including the script, click HERE

'The Man Who Wasn't Darwin'. An episode of the Worlds Apart series made in 1997, possibly made by LocateTV. See http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1096815/

'The Living Earth'. Part 7 of the series Earth Story, made by the BBC in 1998 and presented by Aubrey Manning. It can be seen on You Tube here:- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQToIsmGOig

'The Ladder Of Creation'. Part 9 of Jacob Bronowski's 'Ascent of Man' made by the BBC and Time-Life Films and broadcast in 1973. It can be seen on You Tube here:- http://youtu.be/jQen4aeZZ7o or HERE

'Arks of Life'. Part 2 of a series called Wild Islands, made by North South Productions for Channel 4 in 1998.

'The Forgotten Evolutionist'. An episode of the documentary series Jones, Genes and Evolution, made by Fulmar West Ltd for BBC Wales in 1999 and presented by Steve Jones.

'Alfred Russel Wallace: One in a Generation'. A docudrama made by Barebone Films in 2003, which is (or was) available on video from shops in Hertford, UK (the town where Wallace went to school).

'Im Land der Kopfjäger (In the Land of the Head Hunters)'. Episode 3 of a series made by Petra Höfer & Freddie Röckenhaus in 2003. http://www.colourfield.de/tropenfieber/

'Darwin, y Cymro a'r Cynllwyn' (Darwin, the Welshman and the Conspiracy) (S4C)


'The Animated Life of A. R. Wallace', by Flora Lichtman and Sharon Shattuck. November 2013 [HIGHLY RECOMMENDED]

Audio slideshow about Wallace narrated by Sir David Attenborough [HIGHLY RECOMMENDED]

Bill Bailey unveils a portrait of Wallace at London's Natural History Museum in January 2013

Sir David Attenborough unveils statue of Wallace at London's Natural History Museum on 100th anniversary of Wallace's death - 7th November 2013  [HIGHLY RECOMMENDED]. Another version of this can be seen HERE

Bill Bailey shares his admiration for Wallace with George Beccaloni at London's Natural History Museum

George Beccaloni talks about Wallace at London's Natural History Museum 

Video entitled 'The Wallace Centenary'

A short video about Wallace produced by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Wallace's legendary house on Ternate island

Jonny Berliner's excellent song about Wallace and Darwin

Excerpts from Theatr na nÓg's play 'You should ask Wallace'

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith