The Ape That Got Lucky

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01Language And Communication2005080420170520 (BBC7)
20181212 (BBC7)
20201128 (BBC7)
Chris Addison explores human evolution with Geoffrey McGivern.

Comedy series exploring the fascinating subject of human evolution.

Chris Addison explores human evolution. With Geoffrey McGivern as Prof Austin Herring.

Chris Addison's exploration of the fascinating subject of human evolution begins with languages.

With over 5,000 or so now in use - why is it fortunate that the original human language developed in Africa rather than England?

We also hears from a man who thinks his bees are telling him about unsolved crimes, and Professor Austin Herring demonstrates his valve-based translation machine.

Starring Chris Addison.

With Professor Austin Herring (aka Geoffrey McGivern ), Jo Enright and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Chris Addison and Carl Cooper.

Producer: Simon Nicholls

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2005.

Chris Addison's explores human evolution. With Geoffrey McGivern as Prof Austin Herring.

02Social Development2005081120170527 (BBC7)
20181219 (BBC7)
20201205 (BBC7)
The real story of the human brain.

According to scientists, it's developed to help us cope with our unpleasantly complicated social lives.

A spoof exploration of the fascinating subject of human evolution.

Starring Chris Addison.

With Professor Austin Herring (aka Geoffrey McGivern ), Jo Enright and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Chris Addison and Carl Cooper.

Producer: Simon Nicholls

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2005.

Chris Addison explores human evolution.

Comedy series exploring the fascinating subject of human evolution.

Starring Chris Addison.

With Professor Austin Herring (aka Geoffrey McGivern ), Jo Enright and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Chris Addison and Carl Cooper.

Producer: Simon Nicholls

Chris Addison explores human evolution.

03Science And Progress2005081820170603 (BBC7)
20190102 (BBC7)
20201212 (BBC7)
Chris Addison's spoof lectures exploring human evolution.

Comedy series exploring the fascinating subject of human evolution.

04Man Or Monkey2005082520170610 (BBC7)
20190109 (BBC7)
20201219 (BBC7)
A look at how so many of the things we imagine to be human characteristics are really just animal ones.

Plus a glimpse at where evolution might take the human race next.

A spoof exploration of the fascinating subject of human evolution.

Starring Chris Addison.

With Professor Austin Herring (aka Geoffrey McGivern), Jo Enright and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Chris Addison and Carl Cooper.

Producer: Simon Nicholls

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2005.

Chris Addison explores human evolution.

Comedy series exploring the fascinating subject of human evolution.

Chris Addison explores human evolution.