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

The Infinite Monkey Cage

BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds comedy science series. 120 episodes (22 series), 2009 - 2020. Stars Brian Cox and Robin Ince.

Another series is in development.

Press Clippings

How did The Infinite Monkey Cage's virtual audience go?

Earlier this week, amid the coronavirus pandemic, the BBC recorded its first programme with a live audience listening from home. Could this be the new normal for radio comedy shows?

Steven McIntosh, BBC, 2nd June 2020

Infinite Monkey Cage to trial remote virtual audience recordings

Radio 4 panel show The Infinite Monkey Cage is to be the first to trial a BBC remote virtual audience recording system. Audience members will be able to watch the recording via Zoom, where their laughter will be recorded.

British Comedy Guide, 29th May 2020 Awards 2019 shortlist

60 TV and radio programmes have been shortlisted across 10 categories for the Awards 2019. Voting is now open to determine the winners.

British Comedy Guide, 13th January 2020

Interview with The Infinite Monkey Cage's producer

We talk to Alexandra Feachem, the producer of Radio 4's science-based comedy show The Infinite Monkey Cage.

British Comedy Guide, 16th September 2019 Awards 2018 shortlist

The shortlisted TV and radio shows for the Awards 2018 have been announced. 60 programmes are now in the running for the Comedy Of The Year title.

British Comedy Guide, 21st January 2019

BBC Radio's Christmas 2017 highlights

BBC Radio has announced its festive comedy offerings for 2017. Radio 4 will celebrate 50 years of Just A Minute, whilst other specials include comedy drama Anansi Boys, 15 Minute Musical, Dead Ringers and Count Arthur Strong.

British Comedy Guide, 22nd November 2017