written by: TIMBERLAKE WERTENBAKER
animated by: SIMON RUSSELL BEALE
with support from: BRITISH LIBRARY
"I use the British Library a lot and Newton has always fascinated me. He changed the world. He was a difficult man. I feel privileged to animate him.”
Simon Russell Beale
Sir Isaac Newton’s theories on the Laws of Motion and Gravity revolutionised the scientific world.
He is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time. Visit his birthplace and family home, a 17th-century manor house in Lincolnshire. Go now.