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A fascinating look at the early life of this scientific giant.
Born in 1809 and raised in Shrewsbury, Charles Darwin spent his youth in the Shropshire countryside. His early interests in natural history were the foundations of his life's work.
This video traces his evolution from childhood at The Mount, through education at Shrewsbury School and Edinburgh and Cambridge Universities to his return in 1836 from the historic voyage of HMS Beagle.
It also Chronicles his later life and work.
It is a colourful account of events and activities in an important young life.