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Genius With Dave Gorman

BBC Two panel show. 13 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 2009 - 2010. Stars Dave Gorman.

Genius With Dave Gorman

A TV version of Dave Gorman's radio series, in which he and celebrity guests decide which of the public's ideas are "Genius"

Panel Show
2009 - 2010
13   (1 pilot + 2 series)
Ali Crockatt and David Scott
Dave Gorman
John L Spencer
Simon Nicholls, Ali Bryer Carron, Armando Iannucci and Paul Schlesinger

A TV version of the panel show in which Dave Gorman and celebrity guests take a range of ideas from the public, in the hope they will find something they can class as 'Genius'.

Series 1 featured one-guest an episode, Series 2 uses double the number of guests. Ideas include sat-nav shoes, standardised Chinese takeaway menus and "best before" dates on clothes.

If you think you have a genius idea, you can email it to or send it in to the Genius website.

Production Details

The show all about your ideas.
Production company
Title music composed by Grandmaster Gareth and performed by Misty's Big Adventure. Incidental music is by Osymyso.
Laugh track
Live audience


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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 20th March 2009 on BBC Two at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Sunday 31st October 2010 on BBC Two at 11pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Friday 4th November 2011 at 2:30am on Dave

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