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Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for 10 months

Adventuring comedian Tim FitzHigham recreates an 18th century feat, trying to outrun a racehorse in a 100 yard-dash. From 2014. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for 10 months

Adventuring comedian Tim FitzHigham recreates a 19th-century bet involving sheep-shearing to make a jacket. From April 2014. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

Adventuring comedian Tim FitzHigham recreates an age-old bet to see if his pig can beat a rower in a feat of speed. From April 2015. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for 10 months

Adventuring comedian Tim FitzHigham recreates a feat from 1811 of throwing a cheeseboard over four-and-a-half miles. From 2014. Show more

Super Human Challenge

Episode 5: Dean Karanzes - Extreme Stamina

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Tim Fitzhigham meets humans who defy science and puts them to the test. Tim meets Dean Karnazes, a man who has run 350 miles without stopping. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tim FitzHigham
Actor:
Sara Cox
Mission Doctor:
Megan John
Participant:
Dean Karanzes
Series Producer:
Maria Stewart
Director:
Drea McGurk
Executive Producer:
Louise Corbett

Super Human Challenge

Episode 10: Kristin Rhodes - Extreme Strength

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Tim Fitzhigham meets humans who defy science and puts them to the test. Tim meets Kristin Rhodes, the world's strongest woman. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tim FitzHigham
Actor:
Sara Cox
Mission Doctor:
Megan John
Participant:
Kristin Rhodes
Series Producer:
Maria Stewart
Producer:
Ewan Torrance
Director:
Ewan Torrance
Executive Producer:
Louise Corbett

Super Human Challenge

Episode 9: Alain Robert - Extreme Climbing

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Tim Fitzhigham meets humans who defy science and puts them to the test. Tim meets Alain Robert, aka the French Spider-Man. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tim FitzHigham
Actor:
Sara Cox
Mission Doctor:
Megan John
Participant:
Alain Robert
Series Producer:
Maria Stewart
Director:
Drea McGurk
Executive Producer:
Louise Corbett

Super Human Challenge

Episode 8: Sara Campbell - Extreme Diving

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Tim Fitzhigham meets humans who defy science and puts them to the test. Tim meets Sara Campbell, a champion freediver. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tim FitzHigham
Actor:
Sara Cox
Mission Doctor:
Megan John
Participant:
Sara Campbell
Series Producer:
Maria Stewart
Director:
Drea McGurk
Executive Producer:
Louise Corbett

Super Human Challenge

Episode 7: Juan Ruiz- Extreme Echolocation

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Tim Fitzhigham meets humans who defy science and puts them to the test. Tim meets Juan Ruiz, a blind man who sees with his ears, using echolocation. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tim FitzHigham
Actor:
Sara Cox
Mission Doctor:
Megan John
Participant:
Juan Ruiz
Series Producer:
Maria Stewart
Director:
Drea McGurk
Executive Producer:
Louise Corbett

Super Human Challenge

Episode 4: Luci Romberg - Extreme Agility

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Tim Fitzhigham meets humans who defy science and puts their powers to the test. Tim meets Luci Romberg, free runner, champion gymnast and stuntwoman. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tim FitzHigham
Actor:
Sara Cox
Mission Doctor:
Megan John
Participant:
Luci Romberg
Series Producer:
Maria Stewart
Director:
Drea McGurk
Executive Producer:
Louise Corbett

Super Human Challenge

Episode 6: Eskil Ronningsbakken - Extreme Balance

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Tim Fitzhigham meets humans who defy science and puts them to the test. Tim meets a man who has cycled along a tightrope over a 1km drop. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tim FitzHigham
Actor:
Sara Cox
Mission Doctor:
Megan John
Series Producer:
Maria Stewart
Director:
Drea McGurk
Executive Producer:
Louise Corbett

Midweek

Gerald Seymour, Amy Liptrot, Tim FitzHigham, John Bright

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets novelist Gerald Seymour, adventurer and comedian Tim FitzHigham, writer Amy Liptrot and costume designer John Bright. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Gerald Seymour
Interviewed Guest:
Amy Liptrot
Interviewed Guest:
Tim FitzHigham
Interviewed Guest:
John Bright

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Midweek

Body Image

Series 3

Episode 5: How Dirty Can I Get?

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

With scientists and campaigners claiming that chemicals in toiletries and cleansing products may have harmful effects, Nicky Taylor and Tim FitzHigham stop using them for a month. Show more

Super Human Challenge

Episode 2: Anthony Kelly - Extreme Reactions

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Tim Fitzhigham meets the humans who defy science and puts their powers to the test. Tim meets a man with super-fast reactions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tim FitzHigham
Actor:
Sara Cox
Mission Doctor:
Megan John
Participant:
Anthony Kelly
Series Producer:
Maria Stewart
Director:
Drea McGurk
Executive Producer:
Louise Corbett

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for 10 months

Adventuring comedian Tim FitzHigham recreates an 18th-century bet, attempting to travel 25mph on water. From April 2014. Show more

Super Human Challenge

Episode 3: Andy Green - Extreme G-Force

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Tim Fitzhigham meets the humans who defy science and puts their powers to the test. Tim meets the holder of the world land-speed record. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tim FitzHigham
Actor:
Sara Cox
Mission Doctor:
Megan John
Participant:
Anthony Kelly
Participant:
Andy Green
Series Producer:
Maria Stewart
Director:
Drea McGurk
Executive Producer:
Louise Corbett

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

Adventuring comedian Tim FitzHigham recreates an age-old bet to see if he can cook a pudding ten feet under water. From 2015. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

Adventuring comedian, Tim and nemesis Alex Horne recreate a 19th century bet with a horse and a piece of paper. From 2015. Show more