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Walking with Cavemen 

The great follow-up to 'Walking with Dinosaurs' and 'Walking with Beasts', presented by Professor Robert Winston, explains the story of human evolution.

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Series cast summary:
 Himself - Presenter 4 episodes, 2003
 Narrator (US version) 4 episodes, 2003
Christian Bradley ...
 Various hominids 4 episodes, 2003
 Various hominids 4 episodes, 2003
Oliver Parham ...
 Various hominids 4 episodes, 2003
David Rubin ...
 Various hominids 4 episodes, 2003
Florence Sparham ...
 Various hominids 4 episodes, 2003
Marva Alexander ...
 Various hominids 3 episodes, 2003
Rachel Essex ...
 Various hominids 3 episodes, 2003
Faroque Khan ...
 Various hominids 3 episodes, 2003
Suzanne Cave ...
 Various hominids 2 episodes, 2003
Ruth Dawes ...
 Various hominids 2 episodes, 2003
Anthony Taylor ...
 Various hominids 2 episodes, 2003
 Various hominids 2 episodes, 2003


The story of human evolution is told through the stories of representative members of the various species leading up to modern homo sapiens. It is ongoing climate changes that force human ancestors to develop, one by one, the unique characteristics of the modern humans. Though earlier species were superbly successful in their environments they were unsustainable when the environment changes. Written by David Foss

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Eye-to-eye with your ancestors.

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27 March 2003 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Caminando entre cavernícolas  »

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Some stock footage shots, as well as the mammoth and Megaloceros models, were recycled from Walking with Prehistoric Beasts (2001). See more »


The program features many badly made composite shots. The ape-men playing with the presenter's jeep at times have a different hue than the surroundings, their movements are out of sync with the jeep as they make it rock, and they aren't reflected on the vehicle, whereas the presenter is. See more »


Follows Walking with Prehistoric Beasts (2001) See more »

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Our Past come to life
8 April 2016 | by See all my reviews

Walking with Cavemen is a spin-off of shorts of the Walking With series and its central story is the evolution of homo sapiens, the humans or more simply us. I was amazed when I first saw it ,because I lucked any idea how we came in to being apart of what it is written in the bible. To add, the producers here made a very clever choice: unlike the previous Walking the main creatures are made by actors in suits ,which makes perfect sense considering that they are either our ancestor or close relatives. This documentary has quit engaging stories and you are going to feel that in the end, we are them and Humans have practically zero differences with the rest of the animal kingdom. One other great think is that ,though a spin-off it does not try to copy the rest Walkings, but be a being in its own right, unlike what is usually the case. The only reason why I have not give it a 10/10 is that the science is a bit inaccurate when it comes to who we start to walking up right and the first of its four episodes it is bit slow ,but apart from this nit picks it is perfect. In the end not hear those who say that it is awful or that we are the chosen ones of God, because that is rubbish and we are as part of this planet as we are the creature that create civilization. Go watch and if your liked the previous Walking ,you are going to like this one also.

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