Sex, drugs & science in the 17th century - Science & Theatre, step 5
Isaac's Eye mixes the facts of Isaac Newton's life with an equal dose of fiction to explore what great people are willing to sacrifice to become great people.
Isaac Newton wants to become a member of the Royal Society. Catherine wants to start a family. Robert Hooke wants to know what Newton knows. The guy with the plague wants to stay alive. They conduct a risky experiment. Afterwards, Newton doesn't know any more than before but Hooke gets his sex diary back, Catherine's skepticism is stronger than ever and the guy with the plague is dead..