Big Wave News

GREAT RESPONSE TO SHARK WEEK SPECIAL

Big Wave’s ‘Return of Jaws’ took the number 1 spot for  non-sports telecasts in cable on Monday…  with a great response from the public on Discovery’s Sharkweek facebook page and twitter! “We love watching shark week! ‪#‎returnofjaws‬ “ “Return of Jaws is real science stuff. Scientists, in a boat, tracking sharks. What Shark Week should be.” Read […]

Posted on: August 9th, 2013

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Great reviews for Big Wave series

The final episode in Big Wave’s three-part series on measurement for BBC4 airs tonight, and the reviews have been fantastic! Here’s what the Guardian had to say about it: TV HIGHLIGHT OF THE DAY ‘Third and final instalment of Professor Marcus du Sautoy’s absorbing inquiry into how and why we measure our universe the way we do; […]

Posted on: June 24th, 2013

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Final episode of Measurement tonight!

The final episode of Marcus du Sautoy’s journey in to the weird and wonderful world of measurement airs tonight at 21:00 on BBC4. You can view a little taster here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b033664m

Posted on: June 24th, 2013

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Marcus on Radio 4

Precision presenter, Marcus du Sautoy, will be appearing on Radio 4’s Midweek tomorrow morning to talk about the making of our new measurement series. Tune in at 09:00 am, or listen again on the BBC’s iplayer. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qrpf

Posted on: June 11th, 2013

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Great reviews for new measurement series

Precision; The Measure of All Things, airs this Monday at 21:00 on BBC4, and is already generating rave reviews. Here’s what the Radio Times has to say about it: ‘Professor Marcus du Sautoy, a sort of numerical evangelist, deserves an award. Time and again he takes an unappetising premise and turns it into educational gold. […]

Posted on: June 5th, 2013

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TX date set for measurement series

Big Wave’s latest series, Precision: The Measure of All Things, will hit the screens at 9:00pm on Monday 10th June on BBC4. The series follows maths whizz, MArcus du Sautoy, as he looks at the history and science of measurement, and how precision has come to rule our lives. Packed with cutting-edge science, amusing anecdotes […]

Posted on: June 4th, 2013

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Return of Jaws completed!

Post-production has finished on Big Wave’s latest one-hour special for Discovery’s Shark Week. Featuring jaw-dropping new technology and some of the biggest sharks in the ocean, all will be revealed in August 2013!

Posted on: May 5th, 2013

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Green screen shoot

For the past week the Big Wave crew has been immersed in an ambitious green screen shoot at studios in Elstree. Meanwhile…

Posted on: September 11th, 2012

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