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

It's Only A Theory

  • TV panel show
  • BBC Four
  • 2009
  • 8 episodes (1 series)

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

Key details

Genre
Panel Show
Broadcast
2009
Channels
BBC Four
Episodes
8 (1 series)
Creator
Andy Hamilton
Stars
Andy Hamilton and Reginald D Hunter
Director
Paul Wheeler
Producers
Adam King, Giles Pilbrow, Katie Taylor and Richard Wilson
Companies

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.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Multi-camera
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 6th October 2009 at 10pm on BBC Four
Most recent repeats
  • Tuesday 23rd November 2010 at 7:30pm on BBC4
  • Tuesday 16th November 2010 at 7:30pm on BBC4
  • Tuesday 2nd November 2010 at 7:30pm on BBC4 - Episode 6

Recording details

  • Teddington Studios

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