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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

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    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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