How an 18th century giant holds the key to helping his modern day descendants avoid the condition that caused his extreme height.
In this programme Ian Peacock investigates the story of two giants, separated by two hundred years, but united by geography and a common genetic mutation.
Produced by Beatrice Fenton

How an 18th century giant is helping his descendants avoid growing to his extreme height.


  • 30 Minutes

Programme Id

  • b00yyffb

Broadcast Dates

  • 20110228 (Radio 4)