Recorded in front of an audience, Genius is the radio comedy series which sees award-winning comedian Dave Gorman and a celebrity guest chew over the ridiculous, unworkable but sometimes genius inventions, schemes and policies of the public.


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0101Paul Daniels20051027  
0102Richard Madeley20051103  
0103John Fortune20051110  
0104Neil Innes20051117 Dave Gorman is joined by special guest Neil Innes to prove that there's a fine line between genius and madness.
Dave Gorman asks Neil Innes to select the public's best loopy idea, from bunk chairs to pre-buttered bread.
From November 2005.
Dave Gorman asks Neil Innes to select the public's best loopy idea.
Dave Gorman asks Neil Innes to select the public's best loopy idea, from bunk chairs to pre-buttered bread. From November 2005.
 
0105 LASTStewart Lee2005112420080111 (BBC7)
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Stewart Lee is Dave Gorman's special guest as they try to decide which of the listener's ideas constitute genius.
Dave Gorman asks Stewart Lee to select the public's best loopy idea, like a CD player/microwave oven. From November 2005.
0201Johnny Vegas2006090720070412
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4 Extra Debut. Dave Gorman and Johnny Vegas chew over ridiculous, brilliant but unworkable ideas, and choose the best. From September 2006.
Dave Gorman asks Paul Daniels to select the best loopy idea, from the 99p coin to steel drum urinals.
From November 2005.
Paul Daniels has to select the best loopy idea, from the 99p coin to steel drum urinals.
0202Carol Vorderman2006091420070419
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Dave Gorman and Carol Vorderman discuss ridiculous, brilliant but unworkable ideas.
Dave Gorman asks Richard Madeley to select the public's best loopy idea.
From 2005.
Dave Gorman asks Richard Madeley to select the public's best loopy idea, from mini-elephants to food on tap.
From November 2005.
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Dave Gorman and Brian Sewell chew over ridiculous, brilliant but unworkable ideas, and choose the best. From September 2006.
Dave Gorman asks John Fortune to select the public's best loopy idea, like using laughing gas for riots.
0204Chris Addison2006092820070503
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Chris Addison
Dave Gorman asks Neil Innes to select the public's best loopy idea.
Dave Gorman asks Neil Innes to select the public's best loopy idea, from bunk chairs to pre-buttered bread.
Dave Gorman and Chris Addison chew over ridiculous, brilliant but unworkable ideas, and choose the best. From September 2006.
0205Sid Waddell2006100520070510
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Dave Gorman and Sid Waddell chew over ridiculous, brilliant but unworkable ideas, and choose the best. From October 2006.
Sid Waddell
Dave Gorman asks Stewart Lee to select the public's best loopy idea.
From November 2005.
Dave Gorman asks Stewart Lee to select the public's best loopy idea, like a CD player/microwave oven combo.
Dave Gorman asks Stewart Lee to select the public's best loopy idea, like a CD player/microwave oven.
Dave Gorman and Stewart Lee consider a CD player/microwave oven combo.
Dave Gorman asks Stewart Lee to select the public's best loopy idea, like a CD player/microwave oven.
0206 LASTArmando Iannucci2006101220070517
20131022 (R4+)
Dave Gorman and Armando Iannucci chew over ridiculous, brilliant but unworkable ideas, and choose the best. From October 2006.
Armando Iannucci 
0301Rob Newman2007100120071007Rob Newman
 
0302Germaine Greer2007100820071014Germaine Greer
 
0303Simon Munnery2007101520071021 
0304Gyles Brandreth2007102220071028Gyles Brandreth
 
0305Matthew Wright2007102920071104 
0306 LASTCharlie Brooker2007110520071111 
03XMASLee Mack2008122220081228A Christmas edition of the show in which Dave Gorman and guest Lee Mack chew over ridiculous and unworkable inventions and ideas which nonetheless display an element of genius in their creator.

Duration

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  • 30 Minutes

Genre

  • Genre: Comedy, Discussion & Talk, Science & Technology, Science & Nature, Factual
  • Genre: Comedy, Dave Gorman, Discussion & Talk, Stewart Lee
  • Genre: Comedy, Discussion & Talk, Science & Technology, Science & Nature, Factual

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Trivia

  • BBC7 seems to be confused about which series some episodes are from.

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