Starting with a look at Hydrogen.
Marking the 200th anniversary of the first atomic table, comedian Chris Addison continues his quest for new insights into the elements - which 30 years ago inspired Primo Levi's autobiographical work The Periodic Table.
Chris looks into the magic of Phosphorus.
Chris looks into the explosive nature of Potassium.
Chris uncovers surprising new revelations about gold.
Chris investigates carbon.