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Horrible Science

ITV and CITV sketch show about science. 10 episodes (1 series) in 2015. Stars Ben Miller, Chris Martin, Letty Butler, Tom Bell and others.

Series 1, Episode 4 - Space, Stars And Slimy Aliens

This episode examines what happens to our bodies in space.

Further details

This episode examines what happens to our bodies in space. Can we live on other planets? Who invented the telescope, and how can we make one at home?

Mark receives a letter from the channel head, warning that he is going to be sacked if anything else goes wrong on the show. Lucy, Bob and Professor McTaggart try and make sure that everything goes smoothly for once. All seems to be going well until legendary astrologer Galileo arrives and is keen to start selling his telescopes. Lucy is outraged and decides to teach him a lesson.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 4th October 2015
Time
9am
Channel
ITV
Length
25 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Ben Miller Professor McTaggart
    Chris Martin Mark
    Letty Butler Lucy
    Tom Bell Bob
    Eleanor Lawrence Professor Small
    Jason Forbes Junior
    Susan Wokoma Dr Sensible
    Alexander Armstrong Tannoy (Voice)
    Guest cast
    Marcus Garvey Galileo
    Writing team
    David Armand Writer
    Will Maclean Script Editor
    Production team
    James Cooper Editor
    Mark Williams Editor
    Thorin Thompson Production Designer
    John Pocock Series Producer
    Simon Gibney Director
    Ben Miller Executive Producer
    Jimmy Mulville Executive Producer
    Rachel Hillman Executive Producer
    Jamila Metran Executive Producer
    Chris Rose Executive Producer
    Genevieve Dexter Executive Producer
    Richard Easter Composer
    Iestyn Evans Puppeteer
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