Whackademics

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

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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

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