Filming with the BBC

View of the other charter plane on the flight down to Kolmanskop.

As part of the 4 part BBC series Wonders of the Universe, I took part in filming of the episode on Time, around the old mining town of Kolmanskop, Namibia abandoned in 1954, the perfect place to illustrate the concept of entropy and the thermodynamics arrow of time. The houses are slowly falling apart as the sands and dunes reclaim the town… Two versions of the series are being produced at the same time. An international version and a UK version, presented by Brian Cox, who was also down in Kolmanskop for filming.

Filming inside one of the houses...

Kolmanskop is close to Luderitz and to get there from Walvis Bay we took small charter planes which provided the chance for spectacular views of the dunes and skeleton coast.

The series is scheduled to air in the UK in the northern hemisphere spring, 2011 and worldwide shortly afterwards.

Bruce

About Bruce Bassett

@cosmo_bruce
This entry was posted in General and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s