Best Medicine. Kiri Pritchard-McLean
Best Medicine

Best Medicine

  • Radio panel show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2022 - 2023
  • 11 episodes (1 series)

Panel show pilot hosted by Kiri Pritchard-McLean about the inspiring past, present and future of medicine.

  • Due to return for Series 2

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 4 - Surgical Microrobots, Backlash, The Immune System, Keeping An Open Mind

Best Medicine. Image shows left to right: Sukh Ojla, Christos Bergeles, Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Elinor Cleghorn, Daniel Davis
Surgical Micro-Robots than can transport the surgeon to locations that are impossible to operate on and the internal beauty of the immune system go head to head in this episode.

Further details

Joining Kiri this week are Dr Christos Bergeles demonstrating surgical micro-robots that can transport the surgeon to areas of the body that are normally impossible to operate on, historian Dr Elinor Cleghorn champions Backlash by bringing us the tale of Victorian medical hero Mary Putnam Jacobi, Professor Daniel Davis champions the beauty of the immune system and comedian Sukh Ojla tells us to keep an open mind.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 31st October 2023
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 7th November 2023 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra


Cast & crew

Kiri Pritchard-McLean Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Christos Bergeles (as Dr Christos Bergeles) Self
Elinor Cleghorn (as Dr Elinor Cleghorn) Self
Daniel Davis (as Professor Daniel Davis) Self
Sukh Ojla Self
Writing team
Kiri Pritchard-McLean Writer
Ben Rowse Writer
Laura Claxton Writer
Nicky Roberts Writer
Production team
Ben Worsfield Producer
Simon Nicholls Executive Producer
Tashi Radha Assistant Producer
Andy Jones (as Andrew Jones) Composer

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