Genius

Episodes

SeriesEpisodeTitleFirst
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0105 LASTStewart Lee2005112420080111 (BBC7)
20080112 (BBC7)
20080527 (BBC7)
20080528 (BBC7)
20121109 (BBC7)

Stewart Lee is Dave Gorman's special guest as they try to decide which of the listener's ideas constitute genius.

Dave Gorman asks Stewart Lee to select the public's best loopy idea, like a CD player/microwave oven. From November 2005.

0204Chris Addison2006092820070503
20090306 (BBC7)
20090307 (BBC7)
20100604 (BBC7)
20110422 (BBC7)
20110423 (BBC7)
20110501 (BBC7)
20110502 (BBC7)
20131008 (BBC7)
20151029 (BBC7)
20151030 (BBC7)

Chris Addison

Dave Gorman asks Neil Innes to select the public's best loopy idea.

Dave Gorman asks Neil Innes to select the public's best loopy idea, from bunk chairs to pre-buttered bread.

Dave Gorman and Chris Addison chew over ridiculous, brilliant but unworkable ideas, and choose the best. From September 2006.

Dave Gorman and Chris Addison chew over ridiculous, brilliant but unworkable ideas.

0205Sid Waddell2006100520070510
20090313 (BBC7)
20090314 (BBC7)
20100611 (BBC7)
20110429 (BBC7)
20110430 (BBC7)
20131015 (BBC7)
20151105 (BBC7)
20151106 (BBC7)

Dave Gorman and Sid Waddell chew over ridiculous, brilliant but unworkable ideas.

Dave Gorman and Sid Waddell chew over ridiculous, brilliant but unworkable ideas, and choose the best. From October 2006.

Sid Waddell

Dave Gorman asks Stewart Lee to select the public's best loopy idea.

From November 2005.

Dave Gorman asks Stewart Lee to select the public's best loopy idea, like a CD player/microwave oven combo.

Dave Gorman asks Stewart Lee to select the public's best loopy idea, like a CD player/microwave oven.

Dave Gorman and Stewart Lee consider a CD player/microwave oven combo.

Dave Gorman asks Stewart Lee to select the public's best loopy idea, like a CD player/microwave oven.

0206 LASTArmando Iannucci2006101220070517
20131022 (BBC7)
20151112 (BBC7)
20151113 (BBC7)

Dave Gorman and Armando Iannucci chew over ridiculous, brilliant but unworkable ideas, and choose the best. From October 2006.

Armando Iannucci

Dave Gorman and Armando Iannucci chew over ridiculous, brilliant but unworkable ideas.

0301Rob Newman2007100120071007
20140507 (BBC7)
20151231 (BBC7)
20160101 (BBC7)

Rob Newman

A whole new realm of swearing opens up as Rob Newman joins Dave Gorman for more innovation in everyday life. From October 2007.

A whole new realm of swearing opens up as Rob Newman joins Dave Gorman.

0302Germaine Greer2007100820071014
20140514 (BBC7)
20160107 (BBC7)
20160108 (BBC7)

Germaine Greer

Lego prisons? A tea tray as a system of measurement? Germaine Greer helps Dave Gorman solicit new thinking. From October 2007.

Lego prisons? A tea tray as a system of measurement? Germaine Greer helps new thinking.

0303Simon Munnery2007101520071021
20140521 (BBC7)
20160114 (BBC7)
20160115 (BBC7)

Garments made of human dust fragments? Dave Gorman and celebrity guest Simon Munnery chew over more of the public's inventions. From October 2007.

Garments made of human dust fragments? More of the public's inventions.

Simon Munnery

0304Gyles Brandreth2007102220071028
20140528 (BBC7)
20160121 (BBC7)
20160122 (BBC7)

Gyles Brandreth

A conveyor duvet could be just the thing for quibbling couples in the show about ridiculous and unworkable inventions. Dave Gorman is joined by Gyles Brandreth. From October 2007.

A conveyor duvet could be just the thing for quibbling couples. With Gyles Brandreth.

0305Matthew Wright2007102920071104
20140604 (BBC7)
20160128 (BBC7)
20160129 (BBC7)

Dave Gorman and guest Matthew Wright chew over ridiculous and unworkable inventions.

Dave Gorman and celebrity guest Matthew Wright chew over ridiculous and unworkable inventions and ideas, and choose the best. From October 2007.

Matthew Wright

0306Charlie Brooker2007110520160204 (BBC7)
20160205 (BBC7)

Dave Gorman and Charlie Brooker chew over ridiculous, brilliant but unworkable ideas, and choose the best. From November 2007.

Dave Gorman and guest Charlie Brooker chew over ridiculous and unworkable inventions.

0306 LASTCharlie Brooker2007110520071111
20140611 (BBC7)

Dave Gorman and Charlie Brooker chew over ridiculous, brilliant but unworkable ideas, and choose the best. From November 2007.

Charlie Brooker

03XMASLee Mack2008122220081228

A Christmas edition of the show in which Dave Gorman and guest Lee Mack chew over ridiculous and unworkable inventions and ideas which nonetheless display an element of genius in their creator.