The Infinite Monkey Cage. Image shows from L to R: Brian Cox, Robin Ince. Copyright: BBC
The Infinite Monkey Cage

The Infinite Monkey Cage

  • Radio factual
  • BBC Radio 4 / BBC Sounds
  • 2009 - 2024
  • 188 episodes (30 series)

Witty, irreverent look at the world through scientists' eyes. With Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince. Also features Brian Cox.

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Series 20, Episode 1 - Dinosaurs

Physicist Brian Cox and comedian Robin Ince return with the show taking an irreverent look at the world according to science. In the first edition they are joined by comedian Rufus Hound and palaeontologists Susannah Maidment and Steve Brusatte to discuss the latest research into dinosaurs.

Further details

Brian Cox and Robin Ince return for a new series of their multi-award winning science/comedy show. They kick off with arguably any child's first interest in science - Dinosaurs! They are joined by comedian Rufus Hound and palaeontologists Susannah Maidment from the Natural History Museum and Steve Brusatte from the University of Edinburgh to find out what the latest research and exciting fossil finds have revealed about these epic creatures. Are we in a new age of dinosaur discovery? What are the big questions that dinosaur hunters are hoping to uncover, and did they go extinct at all?

Broadcast details

Monday 16th September 2019
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 17th September 2019 11:00pm Radio 4

Cast & crew

Brian Cox Host / Presenter
Robin Ince Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Rufus Hound Guest
Susannah Maidment Guest
Steve Brusatte Guest
Production team
Alexandra Feachem Producer

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