Big Problems With Helen Keen

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0101Death2015061020191012 (BBC7)

Comedy series that explores the triumphs and disasters of human ingenuity. Each week Helen Keen together with co-stars Peter Serafinowicz and Susy Kane look at the biggest problems that have faced our species since the dawn of time, and describe humanity's incredible and sometimes absurd solutions.

Episode one looks at the biggest problem of them all - death. From praying for life-everlasting to uploading our minds into a giant cloud of data - is there anything at all we can do to avoid it?

Written by Helen Keen and Miriam Underhill
Produced by Gareth Edwards
A BBC Radio Comedy Production.

The Yorkshire-born alternative comedian begins with the biggest problem of them all.

Comedy. Helen Keen explores how human ingenuity deals with nature's big challenges.

The biggest problem of them all - death.

From praying for life everlasting to uploading our minds into a giant cloud of data - is there anything at all we can do to avoid it?

Comedy series that explores the triumphs and disasters of human ingenuity.

Helen Keen together with co-stars Peter Serafinowicz and Susy Kane look at the biggest problems that have faced our species since the dawn of time, and describe humanity's incredible and sometimes absurd solutions.

Written by Helen Keen and Miriam Underhill

Producer: Gareth Edwards

A BBC Radio Comedy production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in June 2015.

The Yorkshire-born alternative comedian begins with the biggest problem of them all.

Comedy. Helen Keen explores how human ingenuity deals with nature's big challenges.

Comedy series that explores the triumphs and disasters of human ingenuity. Each week Helen Keen together with co-stars Peter Serafinowicz and Susy Kane look at the biggest problems that have faced our species since the dawn of time, and describe humanity's incredible and sometimes absurd solutions.

Episode one looks at the biggest problem of them all - death. From praying for life-everlasting to uploading our minds into a giant cloud of data - is there anything at all we can do to avoid it?

Written by Helen Keen and Miriam Underhill
Produced by Gareth Edwards
A BBC Radio Comedy Production.

0102Love2015061720191019 (BBC7)

Helen looks at love and the problems of finding the perfect mate.

Including the invention of computer dating; how we might chemically engineer love; how the bicycle revolutionised sex; having a row in Ikea; and a pair of romantic prairie voles.

A comic look at the solutions humanity has devised to deal with the fundamental problems of survival, starring Helen Keen, Susy Kane and Peter Serafinowicz.

Written by Helen Keen and Miriam Underhill,

Producer: Gareth Edwards

A BBC Radio Comedy production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in June 2015.

The problems of finding the perfect mate, including how the bicycle revolutionised sex.

Comedy. Helen Keen explores how human ingenuity deals with nature's big challenges.

0103Other People2015062420191026 (BBC7)

Helen Keen is joined by Peter Serafinowicz and Susy Kane for a comic account of the big problems that have beset humanity over the centuries, and the surprising ways we have devised to solve them. This episode looks at the challenges posed by other people. What are the unspoken rules that make society work? How can we make the internet polite? How did air-conditioners win an election? And are emoticons completely pointless (sad face)? Written by Helen Keen and Miriam Underhill. Produced by Gareth Edwards.

Helen Keen, Peter Serafinowicz and Susy Kane explore how to get on with everybody else.

Comedy. Helen Keen explores how human ingenuity deals with nature's big challenges.

0104Boredom2015070120191102 (BBC7)

Helen looks at the problem of boredom, and the potential solution that is gamification.

Covering everything from bear-baiting to loyalty points, the show also asks how many times you can spot the mystery word?

Starring Helen Keen with Peter Serafinowicz and Susy Kane.

Written by Helen Keen and Miriam Underhill.

Producer: Gareth Edwards.

First broadcast on BBC Radoi 4 in July 2015.

Helen Keen tackles the problem of boredom and the potential solution that is gamification.

Comedy. Helen Keen explores how human ingenuity deals with nature's big challenges.

Helen Keen is joined by Peter Serafinowicz and Susy Kane for a comic look at humanity's greatest challenges and some of our more surprising solutions. This week, the problem of boredom, and the potential solution that is gamification. Covering everything from bear baiting to loyalty points, the show also asks how many times you can spot the mystery word? Written by Helen Keen and Miriam Underhill. Produced by Gareth Edwards.