The Secret History Of Writing

Series 1

Series 1, Episode 3 - Changing the Script...

3.0 33 x
For more than a century, the world has seemed to be moving to a single universal script - the Latin alphabet. But that means more than changing words. It means changing identity.

Series 1, Episode 2 - Words on a Page

3.5 41 x
Presenter Lydia Wilson and calligrapher Brody Neuenschwander set out to explore history’s most important technology - the technology of putting words on a page.

Series 1, Episode 1 - From Pictures to Words...

4.5 43 x
The hunt for the origin of writing reveals the link between ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs and the letters we use every day.
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