Preview: The Elon Musk Show

The Elon Musk Show

The Elon Musk Show gets to the heart of who Elon Musk really is, by interviewing the people that know him best. Family members, employees, close friends and enemies tell the intimate story of Elon Musk’s incredible journey to become the world’s richest man

Using extensive archive footage taken throughout his life, from South Africa to Silicon Valley, the series analyses the key moments in Elon’s career, from his first tech start-ups through to Tesla and SpaceX.

In 1995, at the start of the Silicon Valley tech boom, Elon Musk is a geeky young South African battling to make his fortune, while sleeping on the floor of his office and washing at the local YMCA.

In San Francisco Elon begins his ascendency, using his genius to build and sell a major new internet technology business. He becomes a multi-millionaire at the age of just 28. Then he falls in love with glamorous up-and-coming British actress, Talulah Riley. But just as he’s enjoying newfound success, Elon faces his first major challenge…

The Elon Musk Show – Wednesday at 9.00pm on BBC Two.

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