Lionel Nimrod's Inexplicable World. Image shows from L to R: Armando Iannucci, Stewart Lee, Richard Herring, Rebecca Front. Copyright: BBC
Lionel Nimrod's Inexplicable World

Lionel Nimrod's Inexplicable World

  • Radio sketch show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1992 - 1993
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

1960s sci-fi star Lionel Nimrod looks the world's unexplained things, with help from Lee & Herring. Stars Stewart Lee, Richard Herring, Tom Baker, Armando Iannucci and Rebecca Front

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 6 - The Unexplained

Every other mystery left answered in a final blockbusting edition.

Broadcast details

Thursday 19th August 1993
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 16th March 2012 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 19th February 2013 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 22nd August 2014 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 1st September 2016 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 6th February 2018 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 3rd October 2019 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 23rd May 2021 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Stewart Lee Host / Presenter
Richard Herring Host / Presenter
Tom Baker Lionel Nimrod
Armando Iannucci Ensemble Actor
Rebecca Front Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Stewart Lee Writer
Richard Herring Writer
Production team
Sarah Smith Producer

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