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.

Series 1

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

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Tuesday 6th October 2009

The guest celebrity is sports presenter Clare Balding and the experts are Dr Aubrey de Grey and Lucy Beresford.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Tuesday 13th October 2009

The guest celebrity is broadcaster and journalist Martha Kearney and the experts are Professor David Crystal, John Man and Dr Kathleen Richardson.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Tuesday 20th October 2009

The guest celebrity judge is broadcaster Kirsty Wark and the experts are Dr David Bainbridge, Prof Chris Budd and Prof Stanley Wells.

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

4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Tuesday 27th October 2009

Clare Balding is back in the guest judge chair, and the experts this time are Prof Geoff Beattie and New Scientist magazine's cosmology consultant, Marcus Chown.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Tuesday 3rd November 2009

The guest celebrity is once again broadcaster Martha Kearney and the experts this week are Julian Richards and Dr Peter Thompson.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Tuesday 10th November 2009

The guest celebrity is Vince Cable MP and the experts are, once again, Dr David Bainbridge and Marcus Chown.

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7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Tuesday 17th November 2009

The guest celebrity is broadcaster Dermot Murnaghan and the experts are Dr George McGavin and Andrew Keen.

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8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Tuesday 24th November 2009

Clare Balding returns to the judge's chair, with experts David Ryan and Marcus Chown presenting the final theories of the series.

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