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Patricia Cornwell, Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Benedict Allen, Simon Nicol

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Libby Purves meets crime writer Patricia Cornwell, astrophysicist Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, musician Simon Nicol and adventurer Benedict Allen. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Patricia Cornwell
Interviewed Guest:
Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Interviewed Guest:
Benedict Allen
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Nicol

Brand

Midweek

The Quizeum

Series 2

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Museum-based quiz panel show. Griff Rhys Jones tests two teams of experts at the Royal Armouries in Leeds, home to the national collection of arms and armour. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Kate Williams
Panellist:
Janina Ramirez
Panellist:
Simon Thurley
Panellist:
Benedict Allen
Executive Producer:
Aisling O'Connor
Executive Producer:
Andrew Fettis
Executive Producer:
Sarah Broughton
Director:
Peter Smith
Series Producer:
Tom Webber
Production Company:
Modern Television Ltd

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

BBC security correspondent Frank Gardner and explorer Benedict Allen journey through Papua New Guinea. As Frank gets close to realising his dream, old injuries return to haunt him. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

BBC security correspondent Frank Gardner and explorer Benedict Allen journey through Papua New Guinea, to fulfil Frank's lifelong dream of seeing birds of paradise. Show more

The Quizeum

Series 2

Episode 7

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Museum-based quiz panel show. Griff Rhys Jones tests teams of experts at the Horniman Museum in London, which specialises in anthropology, natural history and musical instruments. Show more

Contributors

Panellist:
Lars Tharp
Panellist:
Janina Ramirez
Panellist:
Benedict Allen
Executive Producer:
Aisling O'Connor
Executive Producer:
Andrew Fettis
Executive Producer:
Sarah Broughton
Director:
Peter Smith
Series Producer:
Tom Webber
Production Company:
Modern Television Ltd

The Quizeum

Series 1

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Museum-based quiz panel show. Griff Rhys Jones tests experts at Liverpool's World Museum, which houses collections covering archaeology, ethnology, natural and physical sciences. Show more

Extreme Dreams with Ben Fogle

Series 2

Episode 26: Venezuela - 1

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Ben Fogle brings back four of the toughest explorers from this series' expeditions to help him fufil his childhood dream: to climb Mount Roraima in Venezuela. Show more

A Timewatch Guide

Series 4

Explorers: Conquest and Calamity

Duration: 59 minutes

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

How our attitude towards the age of exploration has changed, from marvelling at incredible tales of adventure to the consequences of conquest. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Max Jones
Participant:
Sujit Sivasundaram
Participant:
Benedict Allen
Executive Producer:
Emma Parkins
Producer:
Chris Nikkel
Director:
Chris Nikkel
Production Company:
360 Production

Sunday Morning Live

Series 9

Episode 16

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Sean Fletcher and Cherry Healey lead debates on the rights of married couples and whether university prepares people for real life. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sean Fletcher
Presenter:
Cherry Healey
Interviewed Guest:
Benedict Allen
Series Producer:
Neil Dimmock
Executive Producer:
Dave Stanford

We Need Answers

Series 2

Episode 13: Exploring Ireland

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Comedy quiz show. Comic actress Sharon Horgan competes against explorer and anthropologist Benedict Allen in answering questions set by members of the public. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Watson
Presenter:
Alex Horne
Presenter:
Tim Key
Participant:
Benedict Allen
Participant:
Sharon Horgan
Producer:
Simon London
Executive Producer:
Jo Sargent
Director:
Nick Wood

Extreme Dreams with Ben Fogle

Series 2

Episode 3: Selection Week - Programme 3

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC One East Midlands

New series. Ben Fogle takes a team of would-be adventurers on a gruelling jungle trek. He is helped by naturalist Charlotte Uhlenbroek and psychologist Cynthia McVey. Show more

Extreme Dreams with Ben Fogle

Series 2

Episode 4: Selection Week - Programme 4

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

New series. Ben Fogle takes a team of would-be adventurers on a Sahara desert trek. He is helped by explorer Benedict Allen and psychologist Cynthia McVey. Show more

Extreme Dreams with Ben Fogle

Series 2

Episode 5: Selection Week - Programme 5

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Ben Fogle has been forced to turn down several applicants for his life changing treks, many of them deserving adventurers. They are offered another chance in this episode. Show more