The Blind Watchmaker (film)

The Blind Watchmaker is a documentary where Richard Dawkins challenges William Paley's theories on creationism and takes on Paley's descendants.[1] It was produced in 1987 by Jeremy Taylor and Richard Dawkins for BBC Horizon series and won the Sci-Tech Award for Best Science Documentary of the year.[2] It was based on a book of the same name written by Dawkins in 1986.

The Blind Watchmaker
Based onThe Blind Watchmaker
by Richard Dawkins
Written byJeremy Taylor
Presented byRichard Dawkins
Country of originUK
Original language(s)English
Producer(s)Jeremy Taylor
Running time48min
Original release1987 (1987)


  1. ^ "Richard Dawkins Makes the Case for Evolution in the 1987 Documentary, The Blind Watchmaker".
  2. ^ "BBC Horizon - The Blind Watchmaker (1987)". Archived from the original on 14 December 2013.