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Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

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

Saturday Live

Oz Clarke

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Aasmah Mir and the rev Richard Coles are joined by wine writer Oz Clarke and director of Surrey Women's Cricket Ebony Rainsford-Brent. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Tim Allen
Presenter:
Richard Coles
Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Interviewed Guest:
Oz Clarke
Interviewed Guest:
Ebony Rainsford-Brent
Interviewed Guest:
Jeff Brazier
Interviewed Guest:
Hannah Fry
Interviewed Guest:
Bron Campbell
Interviewed Guest:
Holly Ford
Interviewed Guest:
Dan Pearson

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

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.

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

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

A special live edition of the science and technology programme, including archive highlights and a look at the latest in British invention. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Maggie Philbin
Presenter:
Hannah Fry
Executive Producer:
Jacqueline Smith
Executive Producer:
Helen Thomas

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

Book of the Week

Hello World: How to be Human in the Age of the Machine

Episode 1: Power

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Mathematician and broadcaster Dr Hannah Fry uncovers the hidden algorithms behind almost every aspect of our modern lives. Abridged by Robin Brooks. Show more

Book of the Week

Hello World: How to be Human in the Age of the Machine

Episode 2: Data

Duration: 15 minutes

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

In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, mathematician Hannah Fry asks if our data can ever be safe online. Abridged by Robin Brooks. Show more

Book of the Week

Hello World: How to be Human in the Age of the Machine

Episode 3: Medicine

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Dr Hannah Fry reveals how some areas of medical research offer a model for humans and computers working together. Abridged by Robin Brooks. Show more

Magic Numbers: Hannah Fry's Mysterious World of Maths

Series 1

Episode 3: Weirder and Weirder

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary series. Dr Hannah Fry explores a paradox at the heart of modern maths, and what maths reveals about the fundamental building blocks of the universe. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Documentary in which Dr Hannah Fry tells the story of Ada Lovelace's remarkable life - a 19th-century countess whose work helped give rise to the modern era of computing. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 13 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

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

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

Size Matters

Series 1

Episode 2: That Shrinking Feeling

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Hannah Fry takes a look at the science of size. Here, she asks if things could be smaller, including the Earth, living things and the Sun. Show more