Many of the 20th century’s brightest minds appeared in BBC interviews, documentaries and films, offering insights on their work and their world. This remarkable set gathers archival footage—much of it available for the first time since its original airing—featuring some of the greatest intellects of the modern era. Contains two segments: British Novelists and Great Thinkers. Features luminaries such as George Orwell, J.R.R. Tolkien, Sigmund Freud, Jane Goodall, Margaret Mead, Salman Rushdie and many more. Also includes the only surviving voice recording of Virginia Woolf. 6 episodes on 2 DVDs. 2012/color-b&w/5 hrs, 51 min/NR/widescreen.