From the Walkman to the bra, these are the innovations that have changed all of our lives. But what is number one on the list? The gadget: It's small enough to hold in your hands. It's mechanical or electronic and mass-produced. It's a personal item that evolves from novelty to necessity and ultimately shows its paradigm-shifting power. In this entertaining programme, a diverse panel of hand-picked experts join forces with HISTORY to rank the most influential inventions of the past 200 years and tell the surprising stories behind them.
• Technology is one of the biggest growing sectors, even at a time when the world is in recession there are still frequent announcements of the latest phones, tablets and general wizardry in the world of gadgets. This programme’s fun rundown of the top gadgets should have wide ranging appeal.
• Priced perfectly as an impulse buy for the Christmas season.
Release Date: 10 September 2012
Certificate: E - Exempt from Certification