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Celebrity Eggheads

Series 6

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Quiz hosted by Dermot Murnaghan. A team of medical and scientific minds featuring Kevin Fong, Rosemary Leonard, Ed Coats, Yan Wong and Ian Campbell meet the Eggheads. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Kevin Fong
Participant:
Rosemary Leonard
Participant:
Ed Coats
Participant:
Yan Wong
Participant:
Ian Campbell
Series Editor:
Rob Dean
Executive Producer:
Andy Culpin

Bang Goes the Theory

Series 4

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

The team looks at the science behind the recent Japanese earthquake and the tsunami it triggered. Plus the technology that attempts to protect us from the power of our planet. Show more

Bang Goes the Theory

Series 4

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

The team take on more scientific challenges. Liz looks at the new IVF research that may increase success rates, and Jem tries to go 360 degrees on a playground swing. Show more

Bang Goes the Theory

Series 4

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The team take on more scientific challenges. Dallas goes supersonic and meets the team behind a 1000mph car, Jem tests some homemade glues and Dr Yan puzzles commuters. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Jem Stansfield
Presenter:
Jem Stansfield
Presenter:
Yan Wong
Series Producer:
Paul King
Series Producer:
Paul King
Series Editor:
Dermot Caulfield

Bang Goes the Theory

Series 4

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Jem demonstrates what a calorie is, Dr Yan tests the ability of MPs to calculate risk, and Liz investigates whether we are running out of antibiotics and what will happen if we do. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Jem Stansfield
Presenter:
Jem Stansfield
Presenter:
Yan Wong
Series Producer:
Paul King
Series Producer:
Paul King
Series Editor:
Dermot Caulfield

Bang Goes the Theory

Series 4

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

On the 50th anniversary of the invention of the laser, Jem Stansfield explains how they work and builds himself one. Dallas Campbell looks at the rise of Citizen Science. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Jem Stansfield
Presenter:
Jem Stansfield
Presenter:
Yan Wong
Series Producer:
Paul King
Series Producer:
Paul King
Series Editor:
Dermot Caulfield

Bang Goes the Theory

Series 4

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Science series. Liz looks at the controversial science of genetically modified crops in Hawaii, while Dallas tries to remedy Jem's dust allergy by making him eat worms. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Yan Wong
Presenter:
Jem Stansfield
Presenter:
Jem Stansfield
Series Producer:
Paul King
Series Producer:
Paul King
Series Editor:
Dermot Caulfield

Bang Goes the Theory

Series 4

Episode 7

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

The science series takes on a royal wedding theme. Jem builds a singing road as a present for the royal couple, while Dr Yan explains the science of dad dancing. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Yan Wong
Presenter:
Jem Stansfield
Presenter:
Jem Stansfield
Series Producer:
Paul King
Series Producer:
Paul King
Series Editor:
Dermot Caulfield

Bang Goes the Theory

Series 4

Episode 8

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

The team put science to the test. Jem visits a mega-plant in Sussex to investigate the future of recycling, while Dallas explains how GPS works and how it is changing our world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Yan Wong
Presenter:
Jem Stansfield
Presenter:
Jem Stansfield
Series Producer:
Paul King
Series Producer:
Paul King
Series Editor:
Dermot Caulfield

Bang Goes the Theory

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Liz Bonnin, Dallas Campbell and Jem Stansfield put science to the test. Engineer Jem becomes a crash test dummy to discover how much g-force his body can take. Show more

Bang Goes the Theory

Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Liz Bonnin, Dallas Campbell and Jem Stansfield put science to the test. Dallas takes on lie detection technology and Liz looks at the dilemma that threatened to undermine Darwin. Show more

Bang Goes the Theory

Series 2

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Liz Bonnin, Dallas Campbell and Jem Stansfield put science to the test. Jem hits the furnace to make steel, while Liz investigates whether science can help humans live forever. Show more

Bang Goes the Theory

Can You Train Your Brain?

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

Special edition of the science series. The team give the results of the world's biggest-ever brain training experiment, and reveal how viewers can make themselves smarter. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Jem Stansfield
Presenter:
Jem Stansfield
Presenter:
Yan Wong
Presenter:
Yan Wong
Producer:
Zoe Heron
Producer:
Zoe Heron

Bang Goes the Theory

Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

The team look at the science behind the volcanic ash crisis that has grounded Europe's planes, and Jem Stansfield finds out why steam is still powering the country. Show more

Bang Goes the Theory

Series 2

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

The team put science to the test. Dallas hits the streets to find what makes people happy, and Liz travels to Norway to investigate the latest technology combatting climate change. Show more

Bang Goes the Theory

Series 2

Episode 7

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

The team puts science to the test. Jem straps a race horse to his car to explain what horsepower is, while Liz sets Dallas a free diving challenge that leaves him gasping for air. Show more

Bang Goes the Theory

Series 2

Episode 8

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Science series. Liz launches a huge experiment into the nation's sense of smell, and Dallas investigates evidence that the origins of life on earth might have begun in space. Show more

Bang Goes the Theory

Series 5

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Science series. Jem makes his own diamond and then proves they aren't forever, Dr Yan explains the science of popcorn and Dallas investigates why we haven't cured cancer yet. Show more

Bang Goes the Theory

Series 5

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Science series. Liz hits the beach with the RNLI to experience the power of rip currents, while Dr Yan attempts to demonstrate evolution by drawing a couple of lines. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Jem Stansfield
Presenter:
Jem Stansfield
Presenter:
Yan Wong
Series Producer:
Paul King
Series Producer:
Paul King
Series Editor:
Dermot Caulfield

Bang Goes the Theory

Series 5

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Science series. Jem witnesses the power of rockets with the Bloodhound land speed record project. Yan re-enacts an Ancient Greek experiment to measure the earth's circumference. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Liz Bonnin
Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Jem Stansfield
Presenter:
Jem Stansfield
Presenter:
Yan Wong
Series Producer:
Paul King
Series Producer:
Paul King
Series Editor:
Dermot Caulfield