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.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 4

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.

Preview clips

Further details

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

Theories

Prof Geoff Beattie - The hands don't lie (Failed)

Experiment corner - Looking through binoculars the wrong way round reduces pain (Failed)

Marcus Chown - Time travel is perfectly possible (Approved)

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 27th October 2009
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Four
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 28th October 2009 10:30pm BBC4
Sunday 1st November 2009 10:55pm BBC4
Wednesday 3rd March 2010 7:30pm BBC4
Thursday 4th March 2010 12:15am BBC4

Cast & crew

Cast
Andy Hamilton Host / Presenter
Reginald D Hunter Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Clare Balding Judge
Geoffrey Beattie (as Geoff Beattie) Self
Marcus Chown Self
Production team
Paul Wheeler Director
Adam King Producer
Giles Pilbrow Producer
Katie Taylor Executive Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Tim Ellison Editor
Ian Birchall Editor
Graeme Story Production Designer
Philip Pope Composer

Video

The Hands Don't Lie

Professor Geoffrey Beattie explains his theory that, "The hands don't lie."

Featuring: Reginald D Hunter, Andy Hamilton & Clare Balding (Judge).

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