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The Life of Galileo

Bertolt Brecht

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Description:

Unrelenting in his search for "simple truth" Galileo Galilei shatters beliefs held sacred for two thousand years. But, under threat of torture by the Holy Inquisition, his scientific and personal integrity are put to the test as he argues for his very life in a passionate debate over science, politics, religion and ethics that resonates to this day. Includes an interview with Dr. E.C. Krupp, Director of the Griffith Observatory. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Neil Dickson, Roy Dotrice, Jeannie Elias, Jill Gascoine, Stacy Keach, Peter Lavin, Robert Machray, Christopher Neame, Moira Quirk, Darren Richardson, Alan Shearman, Simon Templeman, Joanne Whalley and Matthew Wolf. The Life of Galileo is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Stacy Keach, Full Cast

Length:

2h 3m


Chapters

Free Sample

03:00

Introduction
Introduction

01:10


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

12:58


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

03:19


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

13:40


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

08:39


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

15:10


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:28


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

15:17


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:56


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

03:21


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:20


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

11:56


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

01:36


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

20:22