Whackademics

Four programmes in which David Stafford explores unusual and eccentric research projects.

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GENOME:
[R4 BD=19931004]

Four programmes in which David Stafford explores unusual and eccentric research projects. Producer Ian Peacock

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19931004]

Unknown: David Stafford

Producer: Ian Peacock

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19931011]

Author David Stafford explores alcohol research, gets drunk under laboratory conditions and meets an egyptologist who makes the beer of the pharaohs. Producer Ian Peacock

Mandy Wheeler Sound Productions

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19931011]

Unknown: David Stafford

Producer: Ian Peacock

Unknown: Mandy Wheeler

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19931018]

Author David Stafford investigates the sex lives and drug habits of spiders, meets some detective maggots and discovers that you can outrun a wasp but not a bee.

Producer Ian Peacock

Mandy Wheeler Sound productions

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19931018]

Unknown: David Stafford

Producer: Ian Peacock

Unknown: Mandy Wheeler

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19931025]

In the last of the series, author David Stafford discovers that Britain's ivory towers have been invaded by the likes of Kylie Minogue and Madonna. Producer Ian Peacock

A Mandy Wheeler Sound productions

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19931025]

Unknown: David Stafford

Producer: Ian Peacock

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940415]

First of four programmes in which author David Stafford explores some unusual and eccentric research projects. Today he discovers an academic who brings extinct birds back to life, meets a researcher who feeds porridge to exotic snails and visits an Oxford don who claims Scottish country dancing is the greatest cause of human happiness. A Mandy Wheeler Sound production

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940415]

Unknown: David Stafford

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940422]

Author David Stafford explores alcohol research which includes getting drunk under lab conditions and drinking a pint while wearing lipstick. Producer Ian Peacock

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940422]

Unknown: David Stafford

Producer: Ian Peacock

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940429]

Author David Stafford investigates the sex lives and drug habits of spiders, meets some detective maggots, and discovers that you can outrun a wasp but not a bee. A Mandy Wheeler Sound production

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940429]

Unknown: David Stafford

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940506]

In the last of the series, author David Stafford discovers that Britain's ivory towers have been invaded by the likes of Kylie Minogue and Madonna.

A Mandy Wheeler Sound production

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940506]

Unknown: David Stafford

0119931004
0219931011

Author David Stafford explores alcohol research, gets drunk under laboratory conditions and meets an egyptologist who makes the beer of the pharaohs. Producer Ian Peacock

Mandy Wheeler Sound Productions

0319931018

Author David Stafford investigates the sex lives and drug habits of spiders, meets some detective maggots and discovers that you can outrun a wasp but not a bee.

Producer Ian Peacock

Mandy Wheeler Sound productions

04 LAST19931025

In the last of the series, author David Stafford discovers that Britain's ivory towers have been invaded by the likes of Kylie Minogue and Madonna. Producer Ian Peacock

A Mandy Wheeler Sound productions