Inspired by the Yuval Harai's international bestseller, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. In 1949, Dr Jacob Bronowski installs a secret, alarmed room in his house. Fifty years later his grandson discovers his secrets, unearthing echoes from across six million years of human history, told from the perspective of a century in which every year is a revolutionary year. World PremiereAuthor David Byrne. Producer New Diorama. Producer Greenwich Theatre. Director David Byrne.