General Science

Last Edited: 14-Jul-2015 A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas
Broadcast source is BBC Radio Four unless otherwise indicated. Recording quality is considered good unless otherwise indicated.


Adventures in Science
Infinite Monkey Cage

Science News Programs

Leading Edge
Material World
Ockham's Razor (ABC)
Pythagoras' Trousers (Radio Cardiff)
Quirks and Quarks (CBC)
Science Show (ABC)
Shared Earth
Shared Planet


Date Title Cast Parameters
14-Sep-2009 to
25-Sep-2009
Omnibus editions
23-Mar-2012
30-Mar-2012
Inside The Bermuda Triangle:
The Mysteries Solved
Tom Mangold
produced by Adam Fowler
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25-Jun-2012 to
29-Jun-2012
The Cave
  1. The Cave Horse
  2. Limestone, Water, Fire and Ice
  3. Plato's Cave
  4. Cave of Faith
  5. Beyond the Vermilion Border
  1. Writer : Paul Evans
    Narrators: Paul Evans and Adjoa Andoh
    Wildlife sound recordist: Chris Watson
  2. Presenter and wildlife sound recordist: Chris Watson
  3. Writer and narrator : Alan Read
    Additional sound recordings by : Chris Watson
  4. Written and narrated by Martin Palmer,
    with a reading by Adjoa Andoh
    Additional sound recordings by Chris Watson
  5. Written by Patricia Reynolds
    Joe is played by Harry Livingstone
    The Oracle is played by Gerard McDermott
    The Oracle Lady is played by Adjoa Andoh
    The reader is Christine Hall
    Additional sound recordings by Chris Watson
Producer: Sarah Blunt
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11-Jul-2012 Reclaiming the Sceptic Philip Stott
Producer: Toby Murcott
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17-Jul-2012
24-Jul-2012
Does Science Need the People? Geoff Watts
Producer: Rami Tzabar
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17-Dec-2012 2012: The End of Time Jane Little
Producer: Phil Pegum
27:33, 25785, S
16-Jan-2013 Premiership Science Alok Jha
produced by Geraldine Fitzgerald
27:58, 26175, S
19-Feb-2013
26-Feb-2013
The Listeners Presenter: Patrick Aryee
Producer Sarah Blunt
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27:40, 25897, S
18-Mar-2013
25-Mar-2013
01-Apr-2013
Out of the Ordinary
  1. Cures for Baldness
  2. electronic voice phenomena
  3. digital legacy
Jolyon Jenkins 27:45, 26001, S
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27:47, 26031, S
18-Mar-2013 to
26-Apr-2013
Noise: A Human History
  1. Echoes in the Dark
  2. The Beat of Drums
  3. The Singing Wilderness
  4. A Ritual Soundscape
  5. The Rise of the Shamans
    omnibus 1
  6. Epic Tales
  7. Persuasion
  8. Babble
  9. The Roaring Crowd
  10. The Ecstatic Underground
    omnibus 2
  11. The Bells
  12. Tuning the Body
  13. Heavenly Sounds
  14. Carnival
  15. Restraint
    omnibus 3
  16. Colonists
  17. Shutting In
  18. Master and Servant
  19. Slavery and Rebellion
  20. Revolution and War
    omnibus 4
  21. The Conquering Engines -
    Industrial Revolution
  22. The Beat of a Heart,
    the Tramp of a Fly
  23. The New Art of Listening
  24. Life in the City
  25. Capturing Sound
    omnibus 5
  26. Shell Shock
  27. Radio Everywhere
  28. Music While You Shop,
    Music While You Work
  29. An Ever Noisier World
  30. The Search for Silence
    omnibus 6

David Hendy
Producer: Matt Thompson


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(podcast)
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06-Aug-2013
Science, Right or Left
Ehsan Masood
Producer: Adam Bowen
36:51, 34488, S
06-Aug-2013 to
17-Sep-2013
Seven Ages of Science
  1. Age of Ingenuity
  2. Age of Exploration
  3. Age of Opportunity
  4. Age of Inspiration
  5. Age of the Lab
  6. Age of War
  7. Age of Now
Lisa Jardine
Producer: Anna Buckley
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26-Aug-2014
Everything We Know Is Wrong
Producer/Presenter: Jolyon Jenkins
27:43, 25939, S
10-Jun-2015
17-Jun-2015
24-Jun-2015
01-Jul-2015
08-Jul-2005
Science Stories
  1. The Bone Wars
  2. The Engine That Nearly Ran
    Out of Steam
  3. DNA's Third Man
  4. How Perkin brought purple to
    the people
  5. Seeing Is Believing - The
    Leviathan of Parsonstown
  1. Tracey Logan
    Producer: Alexandra Feachem
  2. Naomi Alderman
    Producer: Anna Buckley
  3. Kevin Fong
    Producer: Adrian Washbourne
  4. Philip Ball
    Producer: Anna Buckley
  5. Simon Schaffer, James Bennet, and Chris Lintott
    Producer: Alex Mansfield


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Behind the Superficial
Date
Episode
Title
Cast
Parameters
12-Mar-2003
1-1
Mined over Dark Matter
Mark Stephen
Louise Dyall
28:30, 20049, S
19-Mar-2003
1-2
Searching for the Dudley Bug
Mark Stephen
Louise Dyall
28:17, 19894, S
26-Mar-2003
1-3
The Sleeping Lion
Mark Stephen
Louise Dyall
27:55, 19636, S
25-Aug-2004
2-1
Victorian Meteorology
Mark Stephen
Louise Dyall
27:38, 25762, S
01-Sep-2004
2-2
The Forth Road Bridge
Mark Stephen
Louise Dyall
27:53, 26142, S
08-Sep-2004
2-3
Cheddar Gorge Caves
Mark Stephen
Louise Dyall
27:53, 26144, S
05-Oct-2005
3-1
Severn Railway Tunnel
Mark Stephen
Louise Dyall
27:58, 26229, S
12-Oct-2005
3-2
Stonehenge
Mark Stephen
Louise Dyall
27:58, 26232, S
19-Oct-2005
3-3
Schiehallion and Neville Maskelyne
Mark Stephen
Louise Dyall
27:49, 26091, S