Genius

Cert 16

Friday 20:00

Sneak peek: Time travel

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WHEN TO WATCH

  1. Friday 28 April at 20:00

    Einstein: Chapter One

  2. Sunday 30 April at 21:00

    Einstein: Chapter Two

  3. Monday 1 May at 00:05

    Einstein: Chapter Two

Synopsis

Genius is a show that explores the turbulent journey of the physicist who would grow to become the icon: Albert Einstein. Fiercely independent, innately brilliant, eternally curious, Einstein changed the way we view the universe. Consequently, this series will change the way we view Einstein. From his early failures and achievements in the world of academics to his emotionally fraught search for love and human connection, the ten-part event paints a portrait of the real Albert Einstein in all his complexity.

Clips

Episodes

Season 1
  • Einstein: Chapter One

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    Chapter One: Academy Award winner Geoffrey Rush stars as Albert Einstein in a compelling series charting the life of one of history's greatest minds. With Emily Watson. (1 of 10)

    Next Showing
    Friday 28 April at 20:00
    Cert 16
    On National Geographic
    Next Showing
    Saturday 20 May at 23:00
    Cert 16
    On National Geographic
  • Einstein: Chapter Two

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    Chapter Two: After clashing in class, Albert Einstein falls in love with the determined Mileva Maric. It's an affair that raises eyebrows. Starring Geoffrey Rush and Johnny Flynn. (2 of 10)

    Next Showing
    Sunday 30 April at 21:00
    On National Geographic
    Next Showing
    Monday 1 May at 00:05
    On National Geographic
  • Einstein: Chapter Three

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    Chapter Three: Einstein struggles to support his pregnant wife and land an academic post. Compelling drama charting the life of one of history's greatest minds. (3 of 10)

    Next Showing
    Sunday 7 May at 21:00
    On National Geographic
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    Monday 8 May at 00:00
    On National Geographic
  • Einstein: Chapter Four

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    Chapter Four: Einstein juggles raising his children with trying to catch the eye of the scientific establishment. Star-studded drama charting the life of the great physicist. (4 of 10)

    Next Showing
    Sunday 14 May at 21:00
    On National Geographic
    Next Showing
    Monday 15 May at 00:00
    On National Geographic
  • Einstein: Chapter Five

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    Chapter Five: Einstein begins to experience the academic life he coveted, but he falters in his familial responsibilities. He is reintroduced to his cousin Elsa.

    Next Showing
    Sunday 21 May at 21:00
    On National Geographic
    Next Showing
    Monday 22 May at 00:00
    On National Geographic
  • Einstein: Chapter Six

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    Chapter Six: Einstein moves his family for work, and to be closer to his new love, Elsa. He sets out to prove his theory as his marriage reaches a breaking point.

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