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Dara O Briain: School Of Hard Sums

Dave comedy about maths. 24 episodes (3 series), 2012 - 2014. Stars Dara O Briain and Marcus du Sautoy.

Series 1, Episode 5

Dara's back, proving again that mathematics can save the day in almost any circumstance. This week he tackles problems that you might come across in an Italian restaurant.

Further details

Dara's back, proving again that mathematics can save the day in almost any circumstance. This week the Mock The Week host tackles problems that you might come across in an Italian restaurant.

Comedian David O'Doherty is on hand to help with the puzzles, all set by the fiendishly logical, Oxford university professor, Marcus du Sautoy.

The first conundrum comes from counting dough balls. When the menu offers a choice of 6, 9 or 20 dough balls, Marcus wants to know the largest amount of dough balls that cannot be ordered.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 14th May 2012
Time
8pm
Channel
Dave
Length
40 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Dara O Briain Host / Presenter
Marcus du Sautoy (as Prof Marcus Du Sautoy) Self
Guest cast
David O'Doherty Guest
Graham Benham Self
Innes Lee Self
Writing team
Sarah Morgan Writer
Ged Parsons Writer
George Sawyer Writer
Colin Swash Writer
Production team
Mike Bradley Director
Samuel Wilkinson Director
Richard Valentine Director
Sean Miller Series Producer
Mike Bradley Producer
Samuel Wilkinson Producer
Helen Younger Producer
Richard Watsham Executive Producer
Katherine Parsons Executive Producer
Phil Morrow Executive Producer
Simon Hornbrook Editor
Malcolm Finch Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Marc Sylvan Composer
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