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This BBC drama from 2004 documents the life and work of the theoretical physicist Professor Stephen Hawking who, despite being diagnosed with motor neurone disease at the age of 21, has galvanized the scientific world with his ground-breaking work on the nature of the universe.


  • Benedict Cumberbatch - Stephen Hawking
  • Michael Brandon - Arno Penzias
  • Tom Hodgkins - Robert Wilson
  • Christian Pedersen - Reporter
  • Lisa Dillon - Jane Wilde
  • Phoebe Nicholls - Isobel Hawking
  • Matthew Marsh - Dr. John Holloway
  • Anastasia Hille - Nurse Susan McClean
  • Adam Godley - Frank Hawking
  • Peter Firth - Sir Fred Hoyle

Stephen Hawking offical website

WikiPedia: Stephen Hawking

Hawking at Internet Movie Database