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Dawn of the Clone Age 

Tells the story of the successful cloning of Dolly the sheep, the first cloned copy of an adult mammal, and the scientific possibilities it opens up. Charts the struggle of the scientists ... See full summary »

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Himself - Narrator (voice)
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Frank Barnes ...
Himself - Granada Biosciences
Grahame Bulfield ...
Himself - Director, Roslin Institute (as Prof Grahame Bulfield)
Keith Campbell ...
Himself - Roslin Institute (as Dr Keith Campbell)
John Clark ...
Himself - Roslin Institute (as Dr John Clark)
Harry Griffin ...
Himself - Roslin Institute (as Dr Harry Griffin)
John Gurdon ...
Himself - Welcome CRC Institute, Cambridge (as Prof John Gurdon)
Ron James ...
Himself - PPL Therapeutics (as Dr Ron James)
Jonathan King ...
Himself - Massachusetts Institute of Technology (as Prof Jonathan King)
Charles Looney ...
Himself - Granada Biosciences
Douglas McGavin ...
Himself - Roslin Institute
Lee Silver ...
Himself - Princeton University (as Prof Lee Silver)
Jonathan Slack ...
Himself - Bath University (as Prof Jonathan Slack)
Steen Willadsen ...
Himself (as Dr Steen Willadsen)
Ian Wilmut ...
Himself - Roslin Institute (as Dr Ian Wilmut)
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Tells the story of the successful cloning of Dolly the sheep, the first cloned copy of an adult mammal, and the scientific possibilities it opens up. Charts the struggle of the scientists Ian Wilmut and Keith Campbell and their team at the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh to achieve this breakthrough in embryology, and examines the ethical implications raised by cloning. Written by BFI

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23 October 1997 (UK)  »

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