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Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for years

Mathematician Dr Hannah Fry presents a guide to the science of success, featuring strategies to increase the probability of winning. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Hannah Fry
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron
Production Company:
Wingspan Productions

Horizon

2018

Episode 12: Diagnosis on Demand? The Computer Will See You Now

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dr Hannah Fry uncovers the inside story of a healthcare revolution, with behind-the-scenes access to Babylon Health, who want to prove that their AI is a match for human GPs. Show more

Horizon

2020

Coronavirus Special - Part 1

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Investigating the scientific facts and figures behind the biggest public health crisis in living memory as a new coronavirus takes an unprepared world by storm. Show more

Contributors

Commissioning Editor:
Tom Coveney
Executive Producer:
Helen Thomas
Production Company:
BBC Studios
Presenter:
Hannah Fry
Presenter:
Michael Mosley
Presenter:
Guddi Singh

Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

2019: Secrets & Lies - The Hidden Power of Maths

How to Bend the Rules

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dr Hannah Fry reveals how data-gobbling algorithms have taken over our lives and now control almost everything we do, without us even realising. Show more

Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

2019: Secrets & Lies - The Hidden Power of Maths

How to Get Lucky

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Dr Hannah Fry, through a host of live experiments, uncovers the secrets of luck to discover what really controls our destiny, from dodging erupting volcanoes to pulling Christmas crackers. Show more

Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

2019: Secrets & Lies - The Hidden Power of Maths

How Can We All Win?

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dr Hannah Fry tests the limits of our control, from gravity-defying stunts to human-sized drones, and delves into the world of fake news to separate the truth from the lies. Show more

Horizon

2020

Coronavirus Special - Part 2

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dr Chris van Tulleken, Dr Hannah Fry and Michael Mosley examine the latest research and explore some of the big questions about the new coronavirus and the pandemic it has created.

Horizon

2020

The Great British Intelligence Test

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Dr Hannah Fry and Michael Mosley put the public to the test, pitting young and old, males and females and tech lovers and readers against each other in a battle of wits. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 14 minutes

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

Hannah Fry leads a nationwide experiment to help plan for the next deadly flu pandemic, which could happen at any time. How many will it kill? What can we do about it? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Hannah Fry
Production Company:
360 Production
Executive Producer:
Danielle Peck
Executive Producer:
Belinda Cherrington

City in the Sky

Episode 2: Airborne

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dallas Campbell and Dr Hannah Fry explore how people are kept safe between take-off and landing. Dallas learns how pilots find their way across the sky at night. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Hannah Fry
Producer:
Russell Leven
Producer:
Matt Barrett
Director:
Russell Leven
Director:
Matt Barrett

City in the Sky

Episode 3: Arrival

Duration: 1 hour

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

Science broadcaster Dallas Campbell and Dr Hannah Fry explore just what it takes to bring the citizens of the sky back to the ground. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Hannah Fry
Producer:
Russell Leven
Director:
Russell Leven
Director:
Matt Barrett
Producer:
Matt Barrett
Series Producer:
Jobim Sampson

Have I Got News for You

Series 59

Episode 8

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One East

Team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Charlie Brooker and panellists Dr Hannah Fry and Mark Steel.

Contributors

Presenter:
Charlie Brooker
Panellist:
Ian Hislop
Panellist:
Paul Merton
Panellist:
Hannah Fry
Panellist:
Mark Steel
Series Producer:
Jo Bunting
Producer:
Mike Rayment
Production Company:
Hat Trick Productions

Have I Got News for You

Series 60

Episode 9

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One South West

Team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Alexander Armstrong and panellists Dr Hannah Fry and Phil Wang.

Contributors

Panellist:
Ian Hislop
Panellist:
Paul Merton
Panellist:
Hannah Fry
Panellist:
Phil Wang
Series Producer:
Danny Carr
Producer:
Mike Rayment
Production Company:
Hat Trick Productions

Have I Got News for You

Series 62

Episode 9

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Jess Phillips guest hosts with panellists Jon Richardson and Hannah Fry joining team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jess Phillips
Panellist:
Ian Hislop
Panellist:
Paul Merton
Panellist:
Hannah Fry
Panellist:
Jon Richardson
Series Producer:
Danny Carr
Producer:
Jo Maney
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Production Company:
Hat Trick Productions

Duration: 1 hour

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

Exploration of the word of our age - data - with mathematician Hannah Fry. What is data? How is it stored, shared, made sense of? And what does data reveal about us and the world? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Hannah Fry
Production Company:
Wingspan Productions
Executive Producer:
Archie Baron
Graphic Designer:
Flock London

Horizon

2019

The Honest Supermarket: What’s Really in Our Food?

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Scotland

We spend 190 billion pounds a year on groceries, but can we trust our supermarkets to tell us the truth about what we’re buying? Dr Hannah Fry and Priya Tew investigate the food we eat.
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Horizon

2016

Episode 7: How to Find Love Online

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Mathematician Dr Hannah Fry uses Dr Xand van Tulleken as her guinea pig to test whether the algorithms that dating sites use to match people actually work. Show more

City in the Sky

Episode 1: Departure

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dallas Campbell and Hannah Fry investigate what it takes to get a million people and their luggage up in the air. In this episode, they look at the story of departure. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Dallas Campbell
Presenter:
Hannah Fry
Producer:
Russell Leven
Director:
Russell Leven
Producer:
Matt Barrett
Director:
Matt Barrett

Horizon

2017

Ten Things You Need to Know about the Future

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

Hannah Fry delves into the data we have today to provide an evidence-based vision of tomorrow. With some expert help, she investigates questions we want answered about the future. Show more