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Genius

Genius

  • Radio panel show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2005 - 2008
  • 18 episodes (3 series)

Radio panel show in which Dave Gorman and a celebrity guest take a range of ideas from the public, in the hope they will find something that is 'Genius'. Stars Dave Gorman.

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 4 - Chris Addison

With Chris Addison. Ideas include weighing scales built into shoes, clairvoyant newsreaders and selling socks in threes.

Ideas

- Weighing scales built into shoes: Not genius

- Keeping UV marker pens so you can write your details on something that does not belong to you. When it is stolen, the police will give it to you, thinking it is yours: Not genius

- Clairvoyant newsreaders: Genius

- Virtual reality headsets for chickens: Genius

- Socks sold in threes instead of pairs: Winner

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 28th September 2006
Time
6:30pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 8th October 2013 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 29th October 2015 9:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 29th October 2015 4:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 30th October 2015 4:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 21st January 2016 9:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 21st January 2016 4:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 22nd January 2016 4:00am Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 31st May 2017 9:00am Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 31st May 2017 4:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 1st June 2017 4:00am Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 20th September 2017 9:00am Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 20th September 2017 4:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 21st September 2017 4:00am Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 16th April 2019 4:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 17th April 2019 4:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 31st December 2020 9:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 31st December 2020 4:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 1st January 2021 4:00am Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 1st November 2022 4:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 2nd November 2022 4:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 25th April 2024 2:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 25th April 2024 8:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 26th April 2024 4:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Cast
Dave Gorman Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Chris Addison Guest
Brian Perkins Guest
Production team
Simon Nicholls Producer
Ali Crockatt Creator
David Scott Creator

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