It’s finally here! Stephen Fry’s documentary on language. I saw him tweet about it numerous times and when I went to see him in June, he had just gotten back from a trip that would be used for this documentary. So, I knew this would be coming soon. It is a 5-part documentary in which Fry investigates language and all its aspects.
I’ve only seen the first episode so far, but for a language lover like me, this documentary is like one big chocolate pie that I cannot get enough of and I’m pretty sure some of you are interested in this too. That is why I am posting the youtube links to all 5 episodes. Enjoy!
Episode 1: Babel
Episode 2: Identity
Episode 3: Uses & abuses
Episode 4: Spreading the Word (on the written word)
Episode 5: The Power and the Glory (on storytelling)
Credit goes to EmptyGlass99