On 15 June, BBC2 will broadcast live from the Science Museum Group’s stores, to celebrate the secrets of this amazing location and ask the nation to vote for Britain's Greatest Invention.
Seven well known personalities will each back a different invention, making their case to the nation and exploring the remarkable history and science behind the inventions that have built our modern world.
Guest Presenters / Advocates:
Trevor McDonald - for television
Giles Coren - for the fridge
David Harewood - for the jet engine
Len Goodman - for the steam engine
Carol Vorderman - for concrete
Angela Rippon - for antibiotics
Angela Scanlon - for the mobile phone.
Thursday 15th June - doors open 7.30pm, close 8.00pm
(The show is live at 8.30pm).
Note that the audience is standing for this recording.
Admittance is for those aged 18 and over only. Please note that site is very cold and windy so warm clothes and foot wear should be worn. Note that local area applicants will be prioritised.
Red Barn Gate, Wroughton, Swindon, SN4 9LT
Getting there: On-site parking for audience.
Presented by Ant Anstead & Hannah Fry.