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Josie Long - All Of The Planet's Wonders

BBC Radio 4 stand-up. 4 episodes (1 series) in 2009. Stars Josie Long and Maeve Higgins.

Episode 2 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra on Tuesday at 11pm.

Series 1

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Wednesday 18th February 2009

Josie uses the book Astronomy for Dummies to try and unravel the greater mysteries of the cosmos.


2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Wednesday 25th February 2009

Josie explores the history of collecting things and discovers the Enlightenment. She tries to defy her arty past by becoming more scientific and takes controversial anatomist and Bodyworks impressario Professor Gunther von Hagens to task for being a 'demon with ready access to plasticine'.


3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Wednesday 4th March 2009

Josie explores the fantstic world of obscure animal facts in a bid to become the ultimate quiz contestant. To do this she looks back at her animal rights activist past, questions why she grew out of that phase and interrogates her father over his quiz buff history.


4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Wednesday 11th March 2009

Josie thinks about propriety, plants, grandparents, being connected to the world around you and growing your own. With special guest Isy Suttie.