Puzzle Panel

Chris Maslanka invites fellow puzzlers to try to outwit each other with their best brain-teasers, riddles and logic problems.

Episodes

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Agitate your grey matter with Chris Maslanka, David Singmaster, William Harston and more.

Agitate your grey matter with Chris Maslanka, David Singmaster, William Harston and Professor Angela Newing. From June 1998.

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Tease your brain with Chris Maslanka, Anne Bradford, Professor David Singmaster and Paul Lamford. From June 1998.

Tease your brain with Chris Maslanka, Anne Bradford and Professor David Singmaster.

Tease your brain along with Chris Maslanka, Anne Bradford, Professor David Singmaster and Paul Lamford.

From June 1998.

Tease your brain along with Chris Maslanka, Anne Bradford and Professor David Singmaster.

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More brain teasers with Chris Maslanka, Anne Bradford and Professor David Singmaster.

More testing brain teasers with Chris Maslanka, Anne Bradford, Professor David Singmaster and William Harston. From June 1998.

More testing brain teasers with Chris Maslanka, Anne Bradford, Professor David Singmaster and William Harston.

From June 1998.

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Brainteasers galore with Chris Maslanka, William Hartston and Professor Angela Newing.

Brainteasers galore with Chris Maslanka, William Hartston, Professor Angela Newing and Robert Eastaway. From June 1998.

Brainteasers galore with Chris Maslanka, William Harston, Professor Angela Newing and Robert Eastaway.

From June 1998.

Brainteasers galore with Chris Maslanka, William Harston and Professor Angela Newing.

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More testing brain teasers with Chris Maslanka, Paul Lamford and Robert Eastaway.

More testing brain teasers with Chris Maslanka, Paul Lamford, Professor Angela Newing and Robert Eastaway. From July 1998.

More testing brain teasers with Chris Maslanka, Paul Lamford, Professor Angela Newing and Robert Eastaway.

From July 1998.

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More brain teasers with Chris Maslanka, Paul Lamford and Professor David Singmaster.

More testing brain teasers with Chris Maslanka, Paul Lamford, Val Gilbert and Professor David Singmaster. From July 1998.

More testing brain teasers with Chris Maslanka, Paul Lamford, Val Gilbert and Professor David Singmaster.

From July 1998.

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More testing brain teasers with Chris Maslanka, Val Gilbert and Professor David Singmaster

More testing brain teasers with Chris Maslanka, Victor Bryant, Val Gilbert and Professor David Singmaster. From July 1998.

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More testing brain teasers with Chris Maslanka, Victor Bryant, Val Gilbert and Professor David Singmaster.

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Scratch your head along with Chris Maslanka, Dr Victor Bryant, Dr Doreen Baxter and William Hartston. From July 1998.

Scratch your head along with Chris Maslanka, Dr Victor Bryant and William Hartston.

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Scratch your head along with Chris Maslanka, Dr Victor Bryant, Dr Doreen Baxter and William Hartston.

From July 1998.

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More fiendish brain teasers with Chris Maslanka, Tony Buzan and Robert Eastway.

More fiendish brain teasers with Chris Maslanka, Tony Buzan, David Singmaster and Robert Eastway. From July 1998.

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More fiendish brain teasers with Chris Maslanka, Tony Buzan, David Singmaster and Robert Eastway.

From July 1998.

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Fiendish brain teasers with Chris Maslanka, Professor David Singmaster and Robert Eastway.

Fiendish brain teasers with Chris Maslanka, Dr Doreen Baxter, Professor David Singmaster and Robert Eastway. From August 1998.

Fiendish brain teasers with Chris Maslanka, Dr Doreen Baxter, Professor David Singmaster and Robert Eastway.

From August 1998.

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This week's panel includes crossword editor Val Gilbert, magician Geoffrey Durham and mathematician Victor Bryant.

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The panellists are crossword editor Val Gilbert and mathematicians David Singmaster and Rob Eastaway.

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This week's panel includes maze designer Angela Newing, magician Geoffrey Durham, and puzzle compiler Paul Lamford.

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This week's panel includes crossword editor Val Gilbert, puzzle setter David Bodycombe and crossword compiler Don Manley.

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Panellists include mathematician Victor Bryant, crossword compiler Don Manley and maze designer Angela Newing.

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Panellists include crossword editor Val Gilbert and mathematicians David Singmaster and Rob Eastaway.

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Panellists include mathematician David Singmaster, crossword compiler Don Manley and book editor Caroline Taggart.

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On this week's panel are mathematician Victor Bryant, magician Geoffrey Durham and crossword editor Val Gilbert.

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On this week's panel are medical physicist and maze designer Professor Angela Newing, David Singmaster, professor of recreational maths and Simon Singh, presenter of Mind Games,.

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Chris Maslanka and the panel attempt to baffle each other with brainteasers based on words, numbers and logic.

On this week's panel are crossword editor Val Gilbert, mathematician Rob Eastaway and author and puzzle compiler Philip Carter.

Listeners with puzzles and answers for the programme can send them to puzzle.panel@bbc.co.uk or: Puzzle Panel, BBC Radio 4, LONDON W1A 1AA.

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Chris Maslanka presents a battle of wits between panellists including crossword dictionary compiler Anne Bradford, puzzle setter David Bodycombe and chess champion William Hartston.

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More puzzles from Chris Maslanka and the panel as they attempt to baffle each other with brainteasers based on words, numbers and logic.

On this week's panel are neuropsychologist Dr Doreen Baxter, magician Geoffrey Durham, and regular Puzzle Panel competition winner who specializes in anagrams, John O'Byrne.

Listeners with puzzles and answers for the programme can send them to: puzzle.panel@bbc.co.uk or Puzzle Panel BBC Radio 4 LONDON W1A 1AA.

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Panellists include Val Gilbert, David Singmaster and William Hartston.

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Joining host Chris Maslanka on the panel with their puzzles are maze designer Professor Angela Newing, mathematician Victor Bryant, and puzzle setter David Bodycombe.

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Panellists include book editor Caroline Taggart, mathematician Rob Eastaway and magician Geoffrey Durham.

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Panellists include puzzle writer Philip Carter, crossword compiler Don Manley and comedy improviser Richard Vranch.

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Panellists include mathematician Marcus du Sautoy, backgammon expert Paul Lamford and aerospace engineer Stephen Buxton.

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Panellists include Jenny Murray, David Bodycombe and William Hartston.