It's Only A Theory. Image shows from L to R: Andy Hamilton, Reginald D Hunter. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

It's Only A Theory

BBC Four panel show on educated topics. 8 episodes (1 series) in 2009. Stars Andy Hamilton and Reginald D Hunter.

It's Only A Theory. Image shows from L to R: Andy Hamilton, Reginald D Hunter. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

It's Only A Theory

High-brow panel show in which experts are given a comic inquisition by Andy Hamilton and Reginald D Hunter

Genre
Panel Show
Broadcast
2009
Channel
BBC Four
Episodes
8   (1 series)
Creator
Andy Hamilton
Starring
Andy Hamilton and Reginald D Hunter
Director
Paul Wheeler
Producers
Adam King and Giles Pilbrow

It's Only A Theory sees various highly qualified professionals and experts submitting their theories about life, the universe and everything for scrutinisation by a panel of two comedians and a guest celebrity. After a thorough examination by the panel, a final decision is taken on whether the theory is worth keeping.

Will humans soon be able to live forever? Are teenagers the secret of mankind's success? Is smell the key to sexual attraction? It's Only A Theory sees highly qualified professionals and experts submitting these theories and more to Andy Hamilton, Reginald D Hunter, plus a guest.

The guest theory inspectors are Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats Vince Cable; BBC sports presenter and journalist Clare Balding; journalist and sports presenter Dermot Murnaghan; Newsnight presenter Kirsty Wark; and Woman's Hour presenter Martha Kearney.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 6th October 2009 on BBC Four at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 24th November 2009 on BBC Four at 10pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Tuesday 23rd November 2010 at 7:30pm

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