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James Burke was born on December 22, 1936 in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. He is known for his work on The Trigger Effect (1996), Connections 2 (1994) and Doomwatch (1970). See full bio »
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Known For

The Trigger Effect
(1996)
Connections 2
Connections 2 Writer
(1994)
Doomwatch
Doomwatch BBC Man London
(1970)

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 1997 Connections 3 (TV Mini-Series)
 1996 The Trigger Effect (television series Connections)
 1994 Connections 2 (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 20 episodes)
- Whodunit ... (writer)
- The Big Spin ... (writer)
- Something for Nothing ... (writer)
- Sign Here ... (writer)
- Separate Ways ... (writer)
 1982 The Neuron Suite (TV Movie documentary)
 1978 Connections (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer)
 1972 The Burke Special (TV Series documentary)
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Anchored all the BBC's coverage of the Apollo moon flights.
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Earned an MA from Jesus College, Oxford University. See more »

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Best known for his humourous documentaries about the history of science and technological change.

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"This Is Us" Star Chris Sullivan and TV to See in 2018

"This Is Us" star Chris Sullivan gets emotional about Season 2. Plus, "The IMDb Show" looks at the most highly-anticipated TV shows of 2018 and talks to Lena Waithe about "The Chi."

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