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James May's Things You Need to Know

Series 2

Episode 3: ...about Evolution

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

How does Charles Darwin's famous theory of natural selection explain why we are all mutants and what war is actually good for? James May treks off into the wilderness to find out. Show more

James May's Things You Need to Know

Series 2

Episode 6: ... about Chemistry.

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

James May distills the essence of all you need to know about chemistry, including how pheromones work, if lead can be turned into gold and much more. Show more

James May's Things You Need to Know

Series 1

Episode 3: ...about the Weather

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

James May asks the big questions about the weather, like why is the sky blue? What is a cloud? And how can you avoid being hit by lightning? Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 1 month

Presenter Hannah Fry reveals how much our planet can change in just a single day and how these daily changes are essential to our existence. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Hannah Fry
Executive Producer:
Elliott Halpern
Executive Producer:
Jasper James