Creighton Wheeler's extraordinary life story, as recalled by Brian Hayes.

Featuring the voice of Andrew McGibbon as Creighton Wheeler.


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01Tinker, Tailor, Splicer, Spy20031126 
02A Bout De Splicer20031203Wheeler's success at Cambridge leads to a trip to Paris and a meeting with Simone de Beauvoir 
03Splicing Is The Mother Of Invention20031210Undaunted by Splicers' Disease, in which letters, words and phrases are removed from speech as the sufferer is talking, Creighton pioneers some of the great inventions of the 20th Century.
The Romco Thatchmaster, Biro Stabiliser and Vegetable Atomiser.
But as in his speech, so in his creations: there's always something vital missing.
04 LASTThe Daft Continent20031217Wheeler played a key role in the independence of a far-flung British Colony.

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