Josie Long - All Of The Planet's Wonders

Comedy series in which Josie Long attempts to better herself through learning from reference books, with help from Irish comedienne Maeve Higgins and special guests.

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in reference books.

Josie is joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's given subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions.

The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

Episodes

SeriesEpisodeTitleFirst
Broadcast
RepeatedComments
0120090218
01Astronomy for Dummies20090218 (BBC7)
20160429 (BBC7)

Josie unravels greater mysteries of the cosmos in her quest to better herself through learning and books. From February 2009.

01Astronomy For Dummies20101228

"Josie begins a comic series about the wonderful things that she's learned from books.

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in reference books.

Josie is joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's given subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions. The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

This week, Josie uses the book "Astronomy for Dummies" to try and unravel the greater mysteries of the cosmos.

Josie begins a comic series about the wonderful things that she's learned from books.

"

01Astronomy For Dummies20101228

Josie begins a comic series about the wonderful things that she's learned from books.

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in reference books.

Josie is joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's given subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions. The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

This week, Josie uses the book "Astronomy for Dummies" to try and unravel the greater mysteries of the cosmos.

Josie begins a comic series about the wonderful things that she's learned from books.

01Astronomy For Dummies2009021820101228
20090218 (BBC7)
20120619 (BBC7)
20130828 (BBC7)

"Comedy series in which Josie Long attempts to better herself through learning from reference books, with help from Irish comedienne Maeve Higgins and special guests.

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in reference books.

Josie is joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's given subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions.

The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

Josie unravels greater mysteries of the cosmos in her quest to better herself through learning and books. From February 2009.

Josie begins a comic series about the wonderful things that she's learned from books.

This week, Josie uses the book "Astronomy for Dummies" to try and unravel the greater mysteries of the cosmos.

Josie unravels greater mysteries of the cosmos - in her quest to better herself through learning and books. From February 2009."

01Astronomy For Dummies2009021820101228
20120619 (BBC7)
20130828 (BBC7)
20141220 (BBC7)

Comedy series in which Josie Long attempts to better herself through learning from reference books, with help from Irish comedienne Maeve Higgins and special guests.

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in reference books.

Josie is joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's given subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions.

The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

Josie unravels greater mysteries of the cosmos in her quest to better herself through learning and books. From February 2009.

Josie begins a comic series about the wonderful things that she's learned from books.

This week, Josie uses the book "Astronomy for Dummies" to try and unravel the greater mysteries of the cosmos.

0220090225
02The Enlightenment20090225 (BBC7)
20120626 (BBC7)

The comedian sets out to validate herself through 18th century philosophy - even her frog collection. From February 2009.

02The Enlightenment20090225 (BBC7)
20160604 (BBC7)

The comedian sets out to validate herself through 18th-century philosophy - even her frog collection. From February 2009.

02The Enlightenment20090225 (BBC7)
20160604 (BBC7)

The comedian sets out to validate herself through 18th-century philosophy.

02The Enlightenment20101229

"Josie explores the history of collecting and yearns to become an 18th century gentleman.

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in reference books.

Josie is joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's given subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions. The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

This week, Josie explores the history of collecting things and discovers the Enlightenment. She tries to defy her arty-student past, by becoming more scientific and takes controversial anatomist and Bodyworks impresario, Professor Gunther von Hagens to task for being a "demon with ready access to plasticine."

Playing Professor Von Hagens in this episode is German stand-up comedian Henning Wehn.

Josie explores the history of collecting and yearns to become an 18th century gentleman.

"

02The Enlightenment20101229

Josie explores the history of collecting and yearns to become an 18th century gentleman.

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in reference books.

Josie is joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's given subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions. The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

This week, Josie explores the history of collecting things and discovers the Enlightenment. She tries to defy her arty-student past, by becoming more scientific and takes controversial anatomist and Bodyworks impresario, Professor Gunther von Hagens to task for being a "demon with ready access to plasticine."

Playing Professor Von Hagens in this episode is German stand-up comedian Henning Wehn.

Josie explores the history of collecting and yearns to become an 18th century gentleman.

02The Enlightenment2009022520101229
20090225 (BBC7)
20120626 (BBC7)

"Josie explores the history of collecting and yearns to become an 18th century gentleman.

This week, Josie explores the history of collecting things and discovers the Enlightenment.

She tries to defy her arty-student past, by becoming more scientific and takes controversial anatomist and Bodyworks impresario, Professor Gunther von Hagens to task for being a "demon with ready access to plasticine."

Playing Professor Von Hagens in this episode is German stand-up comedian Henning Wehn.

Josie explores the history of collecting things and discovers the Enlightenment.

She tries to defy her arty past by becoming more scientific and takes controversial anatomist and Bodyworks impresario Professor Gunther Von Hagens to task for being a 'demon with ready access to plasticine'.

The comedian sets out to validate herself through 18th century philosophy - even her frog collection. From February 2009."

02The Enlightenment2009022520101229
20120626 (BBC7)
20130904 (BBC7)
20141227 (BBC7)
20160604 (BBC7)
20170429 (BBC7)

The comedian sets out to validate herself through 18th-century philosophy - even her frog collection.

From February 2009.

The comedian sets out to validate herself through 18th-century philosophy.

Josie explores the history of collecting and yearns to become an 18th century gentleman.

This week, Josie explores the history of collecting things and discovers the Enlightenment.

She tries to defy her arty-student past, by becoming more scientific and takes controversial anatomist and Bodyworks impresario, Professor Gunther von Hagens to task for being a "demon with ready access to plasticine."

Playing Professor Von Hagens in this episode is German stand-up comedian Henning Wehn.

She tries to defy her arty past by becoming more scientific and takes controversial anatomist and Bodyworks impresario Professor Gunther Von Hagens to task for being a 'demon with ready access to plasticine'.

0320090304
03Obscure Animal Facts20090304 (BBC7)
20160609 (BBC7)

With her thirst for knowledge unquenched, the comedian aims to become the ultimate quiz show contestant. From March 2009.

03Obscure Animal Facts20090304 (BBC7)
20120703 (BBC7)

With her thirst for knowledge unquenched, the comedian aims to become the ultimate quiz show contestant. From March 2009.

03Obscure Animal Facts20101230

"Josie rediscovers her childhood love of animal trivia in a bid to become a top quizzer.

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in reference books.

Josie is joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn, Jesse Thorn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's given subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions. The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

This week, Josie explores the fantastic world of obscure animal facts in a bid to become the ultimate quiz contestant. To do this she looks back at her animal rights activist past, questions why she grew out of this phase and interrogates her father over his quiz-buff history.

This episode features appearances from comedian Chris Neill, Josie's Dad, Geoff Long and host of Jordan, Jesse Go! and The Sound of Young America, "America's Radio Sweetheart," Jesse Thorn.

Josie rediscovers her childhood love of animal trivia in a bid to become a top quizzer.

"

03Obscure Animal Facts20101230

Josie rediscovers her childhood love of animal trivia in a bid to become a top quizzer.

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in reference books.

Josie is joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn, Jesse Thorn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's given subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions. The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

This week, Josie explores the fantastic world of obscure animal facts in a bid to become the ultimate quiz contestant. To do this she looks back at her animal rights activist past, questions why she grew out of this phase and interrogates her father over his quiz-buff history.

This episode features appearances from comedian Chris Neill, Josie's Dad, Geoff Long and host of Jordan, Jesse Go! and The Sound of Young America, "America's Radio Sweetheart," Jesse Thorn.

Josie rediscovers her childhood love of animal trivia in a bid to become a top quizzer.

03Obscure Animal Facts2009030420101230
20090304 (BBC7)
20120703 (BBC7)

"This week, Josie explores the fantastic world of obscure animal facts in a bid to become the ultimate quiz contestant.

To do this she looks back at her animal rights activist past, questions why she grew out of this phase and interrogates her father over his quiz-buff history.

This episode features appearances from comedian Chris Neill, Josie's Dad, Geoff Long and host of Jordan, Jesse Go! and The Sound of Young America, "America's Radio Sweetheart," Jesse Thorn.

With her thirst for knowledge unquenched, the comedian aims to become the ultimate quiz show contestant. From March 2009."

03Obscure Animal Facts2009030420101230
20120703 (BBC7)
20130911 (BBC7)
20150103 (BBC7)

With her thirst for knowledge unquenched, the comedian aims to become the ultimate quiz show contestant. From March 2009.

This week, Josie explores the fantastic world of obscure animal facts in a bid to become the ultimate quiz contestant.

To do this she looks back at her animal rights activist past, questions why she grew out of this phase and interrogates her father over his quiz-buff history.

This episode features appearances from comedian Chris Neill, Josie's Dad, Geoff Long and host of Jordan, Jesse Go! and The Sound of Young America, "America's Radio Sweetheart," Jesse Thorn.

04Propriety, Plants, Grandparents and Growing Your Own20090311 (BBC7)
20160613 (BBC7)

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in old reference books.

Over the series Josie is regularly joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn, Jesse Thorn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions. The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

This week, Josie presents a show about propriety, plants, grandparents, being connected to the world around you and growing your own.

This programme features a guest appearance from actress / comedian Isy Suttie.

04Propriety, Plants, Grandparents and Growing Your Own20090311 (BBC7)
20160614 (BBC7)

Exploring the wonders of the planet, Josie learns a love of gardening can lead to wisdom.

04 LAST20090311
04 LAST"Propriety, Plants, Grandparents, And Growing Your Own"20101231

"Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in old reference books.

Over the series Josie is regularly joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn, Jesse Thorn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions. The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

This week, Josie presents a show about propriety, plants, grandparents, being connected to the world around you and growing your own.

This programme features a guest appearance from actress / comedian Isy Suttie.

Josie presents a show about propriety, plants, grandparents, and growing your own.

"

04 LAST"Propriety, Plants, Grandparents, And Growing Your Own"2009031120101231
20090311 (BBC7)
20120710 (BBC7)

"This week, Josie presents a show about propriety, plants, grandparents, being connected to the world around you and growing your own.

This programme features a guest appearance from actress / comedian Isy Suttie.

Josie presents a show about propriety, plants, grandparents, and growing your own.

Josie thinks about propriety, plants, grandparents, being connected to the world around you and growing your own.

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in old reference books.

Over the series Josie is regularly joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn, Jesse Thorn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions. The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice."

04 LASTPropriety, Plants, Grandparents, And Growing Your Own20101231

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in old reference books.

Over the series Josie is regularly joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn, Jesse Thorn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions. The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

This week, Josie presents a show about propriety, plants, grandparents, being connected to the world around you and growing your own.

This programme features a guest appearance from actress / comedian Isy Suttie.

Josie presents a show about propriety, plants, grandparents, and growing your own.

04 LASTPropriety, Plants, Grandparents, And Growing Your Own2009031120101231
20120710 (BBC7)
20130918 (BBC7)
20150110 (BBC7)
20160613 (BBC7)
20160614 (BBC7)
20170428 (BBC7)

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in old reference books.

Over the series Josie is regularly joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn, Jesse Thorn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions. The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

This week, Josie presents a show about propriety, plants, grandparents, being connected to the world around you and growing your own.

This programme features a guest appearance from actress / comedian Isy Suttie.

Josie presents a show about propriety, plants, grandparents, and growing your own.

Josie thinks about propriety, plants, grandparents, being connected to the world around you and growing your own.

Exploring the wonders of the planet, Josie learns a love of gardening can lead to wisdom.

0101Astronomy For Dummies2009021820101228
20120619 (BBC7)

"Comedy series in which Josie Long attempts to better herself through learning from reference books, with help from Irish comedienne Maeve Higgins and special guests.

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in reference books.

Josie is joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's given subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions.

The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

Josie begins a comic series about the wonderful things that she's learned from books.

This week, Josie uses the book "Astronomy for Dummies" to try and unravel the greater mysteries of the cosmos.

4 Extra Debut. Josie unravels greater mysteries of the cosmos - in her quest to better herself through learning and books. From February 2009."

0101Astronomy For Dummies2009021820101228
20090218 (BBC7)
20120619 (BBC7)

Comedy series in which Josie Long attempts to better herself through learning from reference books, with help from Irish comedienne Maeve Higgins and special guests.

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in reference books.

Josie is joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's given subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions.

The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

Josie begins a comic series about the wonderful things that she's learned from books.

This week, Josie uses the book "Astronomy for Dummies" to try and unravel the greater mysteries of the cosmos.

4 Extra Debut. Josie unravels greater mysteries of the cosmos - in her quest to better herself through learning and books. From February 2009.

0101Astronomy For Dummies2009021820101228
20120619 (BBC7)

Comedy series in which Josie Long attempts to better herself through learning from reference books, with help from Irish comedienne Maeve Higgins and special guests.

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in reference books.

Josie is joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's given subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions.

The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

Josie begins a comic series about the wonderful things that she's learned from books.

This week, Josie uses the book "Astronomy for Dummies" to try and unravel the greater mysteries of the cosmos.

4 Extra Debut. Josie unravels greater mysteries of the cosmos - in her quest to better herself through learning and books. From February 2009.

0101Astronomy For Dummies2009021820101228
20120619 (BBC7)
20130828 (BBC7)
20141220 (BBC7)
20160429 (BBC7)

Josie begins a comic series about the wonderful things that she's learned from books.

This week, Josie uses the book "Astronomy for Dummies" to try and unravel the greater mysteries of the cosmos.

4 Extra Debut. Josie unravels greater mysteries of the cosmos - in her quest to better herself through learning and books. From February 2009.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's given subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions. The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

Josie unravels greater mysteries of the cosmos in her quest to better herself through learning and books. From February 2009.

0101Astronomy For Dummies2009021820101228
20120619 (BBC7)
20130828 (BBC7)
20141220 (BBC7)
20160429 (BBC7)
20181214 (BBC7)

Josie begins a comic series about the wonderful things that she's learned from books.

This week, Josie uses the book "Astronomy for Dummies" to try and unravel the greater mysteries of the cosmos.

4 Extra Debut. Josie unravels greater mysteries of the cosmos - in her quest to better herself through learning and books. From February 2009.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's given subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions. The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

Josie unravels greater mysteries of the cosmos in her quest to better herself through learning and books. From February 2009.

Josie unravels the mysteries of the cosmos in her quest to better herself through learning

Comedy series in which Josie Long attempts to better herself through learning.

0102The Enlightenment2009022520101229

"Josie explores the history of collecting and yearns to become an 18th century gentleman.

This week, Josie explores the history of collecting things and discovers the Enlightenment.

She tries to defy her arty-student past, by becoming more scientific and takes controversial anatomist and Bodyworks impresario, Professor Gunther von Hagens to task for being a "demon with ready access to plasticine."

Playing Professor Von Hagens in this episode is German stand-up comedian Henning Wehn.

Josie explores the history of collecting things and discovers the Enlightenment.

She tries to defy her arty past by becoming more scientific and takes controversial anatomist and Bodyworks impresario Professor Gunther Von Hagens to task for being a 'demon with ready access to plasticine'."

0102The Enlightenment2009022520101229
20120626 (BBC7)
20130904 (BBC7)
20141227 (BBC7)
20160604 (BBC7)
20170429 (BBC7)
20181221 (BBC7)

Josie explores the history of collecting and yearns to become an 18th century gentleman.

This week, Josie explores the history of collecting things and discovers the Enlightenment.

She tries to defy her arty-student past, by becoming more scientific and takes controversial anatomist and Bodyworks impresario, Professor Gunther von Hagens to task for being a "demon with ready access to plasticine."

Playing Professor Von Hagens in this episode is German stand-up comedian Henning Wehn.

She tries to defy her arty past by becoming more scientific and takes controversial anatomist and Bodyworks impresario Professor Gunther Von Hagens to task for being a 'demon with ready access to plasticine'.

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in reference books.

Josie is joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's given subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions. The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

This week, Josie explores the history of collecting things and discovers the Enlightenment. She tries to defy her arty-student past, by becoming more scientific and takes controversial anatomist and Bodyworks impresario, Professor Gunther von Hagens to task for being a "demon with ready access to plasticine."

The comedian sets out to validate herself through 18th-century philosophy.

The comedian sets out to validate herself through 18th-century philosophy - even her frog collection. From February 2009.

Comedian Josie Long sets out to validate herself through 18th-century philosophy.

Comedy series in which Josie Long attempts to better herself through learning.

0102The Enlightenment2009022520101229
20120626 (BBC7)
20130904 (BBC7)
20141227 (BBC7)
20160604 (BBC7)
20170429 (BBC7)

Josie explores the history of collecting and yearns to become an 18th century gentleman.

This week, Josie explores the history of collecting things and discovers the Enlightenment.

She tries to defy her arty-student past, by becoming more scientific and takes controversial anatomist and Bodyworks impresario, Professor Gunther von Hagens to task for being a "demon with ready access to plasticine."

Playing Professor Von Hagens in this episode is German stand-up comedian Henning Wehn.

She tries to defy her arty past by becoming more scientific and takes controversial anatomist and Bodyworks impresario Professor Gunther Von Hagens to task for being a 'demon with ready access to plasticine'.

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in reference books.

Josie is joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's given subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions. The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

This week, Josie explores the history of collecting things and discovers the Enlightenment. She tries to defy her arty-student past, by becoming more scientific and takes controversial anatomist and Bodyworks impresario, Professor Gunther von Hagens to task for being a "demon with ready access to plasticine."

The comedian sets out to validate herself through 18th-century philosophy.

The comedian sets out to validate herself through 18th-century philosophy - even her frog collection. From February 2009.

From February 2009.

0102The Enlightenment2009022520101229

Josie explores the history of collecting and yearns to become an 18th century gentleman.

This week, Josie explores the history of collecting things and discovers the Enlightenment.

She tries to defy her arty-student past, by becoming more scientific and takes controversial anatomist and Bodyworks impresario, Professor Gunther von Hagens to task for being a "demon with ready access to plasticine."

Playing Professor Von Hagens in this episode is German stand-up comedian Henning Wehn.

Josie explores the history of collecting things and discovers the Enlightenment.

She tries to defy her arty past by becoming more scientific and takes controversial anatomist and Bodyworks impresario Professor Gunther Von Hagens to task for being a 'demon with ready access to plasticine'.

0103Obscure Animal Facts2009030420101230

"Josie rediscovers her childhood love of animal trivia in a bid to become a top quizzer.

This week, Josie explores the fantastic world of obscure animal facts in a bid to become the ultimate quiz contestant.

To do this she looks back at her animal rights activist past, questions why she grew out of this phase and interrogates her father over his quiz-buff history.

This episode features appearances from comedian Chris Neill, Josie's Dad, Geoff Long and host of Jordan, Jesse Go! and The Sound of Young America, "America's Radio Sweetheart," Jesse Thorn.

Josie explores the fantastic world of obscure animal facts in a bid to become the ultimate quiz contestant.

To do this she looks back at her animal rights activist past, questions why she grew out of that phase and interrogates her father over his quiz buff history."

0103Obscure Animal Facts2009030420101230
20120703 (BBC7)
20130911 (BBC7)
20150103 (BBC7)
20160609 (BBC7)
20170430 (BBC7)
20181228 (BBC7)

Josie rediscovers her childhood love of animal trivia in a bid to become a top quizzer.

This week, Josie explores the fantastic world of obscure animal facts in a bid to become the ultimate quiz contestant.

To do this she looks back at her animal rights activist past, questions why she grew out of this phase and interrogates her father over his quiz-buff history.

This episode features appearances from comedian Chris Neill, Josie's Dad, Geoff Long and host of Jordan, Jesse Go! and The Sound of Young America, "America's Radio Sweetheart," Jesse Thorn.

To do this she looks back at her animal rights activist past, questions why she grew out of that phase and interrogates her father over his quiz buff history.

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in reference books.

Josie is joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn, Jesse Thorn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's given subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions. The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

This week, Josie explores the fantastic world of obscure animal facts in a bid to become the ultimate quiz contestant. To do this she looks back at her animal rights activist past, questions why she grew out of this phase and interrogates her father over his quiz-buff history.

The comedian aims to become the ultimate quiz show contestant.

With her thirst for knowledge unquenched, the comedian aims to become the ultimate quiz show contestant. From March 2009.

Comedy series in which Josie Long attempts to better herself through learning.

0103Obscure Animal Facts2009030420101230
20120703 (BBC7)
20130911 (BBC7)
20150103 (BBC7)
20160609 (BBC7)
20170430 (BBC7)

Josie rediscovers her childhood love of animal trivia in a bid to become a top quizzer.

This week, Josie explores the fantastic world of obscure animal facts in a bid to become the ultimate quiz contestant.

To do this she looks back at her animal rights activist past, questions why she grew out of this phase and interrogates her father over his quiz-buff history.

This episode features appearances from comedian Chris Neill, Josie's Dad, Geoff Long and host of Jordan, Jesse Go! and The Sound of Young America, "America's Radio Sweetheart," Jesse Thorn.

To do this she looks back at her animal rights activist past, questions why she grew out of that phase and interrogates her father over his quiz buff history.

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in reference books.

Josie is joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn, Jesse Thorn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's given subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions. The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

This week, Josie explores the fantastic world of obscure animal facts in a bid to become the ultimate quiz contestant. To do this she looks back at her animal rights activist past, questions why she grew out of this phase and interrogates her father over his quiz-buff history.

The comedian aims to become the ultimate quiz show contestant.

With her thirst for knowledge unquenched, the comedian aims to become the ultimate quiz show contestant. From March 2009.

0103Obscure Animal Facts2009030420101230

Josie rediscovers her childhood love of animal trivia in a bid to become a top quizzer.

This week, Josie explores the fantastic world of obscure animal facts in a bid to become the ultimate quiz contestant.

To do this she looks back at her animal rights activist past, questions why she grew out of this phase and interrogates her father over his quiz-buff history.

This episode features appearances from comedian Chris Neill, Josie's Dad, Geoff Long and host of Jordan, Jesse Go! and The Sound of Young America, "America's Radio Sweetheart," Jesse Thorn.

Josie explores the fantastic world of obscure animal facts in a bid to become the ultimate quiz contestant.

To do this she looks back at her animal rights activist past, questions why she grew out of that phase and interrogates her father over his quiz buff history.

0104 LAST"Propriety, Plants, Grandparents, And Growing Your Own"2009031120101231
20120710 (BBC7)

"This week, Josie presents a show about propriety, plants, grandparents, being connected to the world around you and growing your own.

This programme features a guest appearance from actress / comedian Isy Suttie.

Josie presents a show about propriety, plants, grandparents, and growing your own.

Josie thinks about propriety, plants, grandparents, being connected to the world around you and growing your own.

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in old reference books.

Over the series Josie is regularly joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn, Jesse Thorn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions. The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice."

0104 LASTPropriety, Plants, Grandparents, And Growing Your Own2009031120101231
20120710 (BBC7)
20130918 (BBC7)
20150110 (BBC7)
20160613 (BBC7)
20160614 (BBC7)
20170428 (BBC7)
20190104 (BBC7)

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in old reference books.

Over the series Josie is regularly joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn, Jesse Thorn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions. The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

This week, Josie presents a show about propriety, plants, grandparents, being connected to the world around you and growing your own.

This programme features a guest appearance from actress / comedian Isy Suttie.

Exploring the wonders of the planet, Josie learns a love of gardening can lead to wisdom.

Comedy series in which Josie Long attempts to better herself through learning.

This programme features a guest appearance from actress / comedian Isy Suttie.

Josie presents a show about propriety, plants, grandparents, and growing your own.

Josie thinks about propriety, plants, grandparents, being connected to the world around you and growing your own.

0104 LASTPropriety, Plants, Grandparents, And Growing Your Own2009031120101231
20120710 (BBC7)
20130918 (BBC7)
20150110 (BBC7)
20160613 (BBC7)
20160614 (BBC7)
20170428 (BBC7)

Exploring the wonders of the planet, Josie learns a love of gardening can lead to wisdom.

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in old reference books.

Over the series Josie is regularly joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn, Jesse Thorn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions. The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

This week, Josie presents a show about propriety, plants, grandparents, being connected to the world around you and growing your own.

This programme features a guest appearance from actress / comedian Isy Suttie.

Josie presents a show about propriety, plants, grandparents, and growing your own.

Josie thinks about propriety, plants, grandparents, being connected to the world around you and growing your own.

0104 LASTPropriety, Plants, Grandparents, And Growing Your Own2009031120101231
20090311 (BBC7)
20120710 (BBC7)

This week, Josie presents a show about propriety, plants, grandparents, being connected to the world around you and growing your own.

This programme features a guest appearance from actress / comedian Isy Suttie.

Josie presents a show about propriety, plants, grandparents, and growing your own.

Josie thinks about propriety, plants, grandparents, being connected to the world around you and growing your own.

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in old reference books.

Over the series Josie is regularly joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn, Jesse Thorn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions. The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.

0104 LASTPropriety, Plants, Grandparents, And Growing Your Own2009031120101231
20120710 (BBC7)

This week, Josie presents a show about propriety, plants, grandparents, being connected to the world around you and growing your own.

This programme features a guest appearance from actress / comedian Isy Suttie.

Josie presents a show about propriety, plants, grandparents, and growing your own.

Josie thinks about propriety, plants, grandparents, being connected to the world around you and growing your own.

Award winning comedian, Josie Long (BBC New Comedy Awards, if.comedy Best Newcomer 2006) presents her first radio series, in which she aims to explore all of the planet's wonders (in detail) over four 14 minute episodes.

This comedy series is all about Long's desire to better herself through learning and her enjoyment of discovering things in old reference books.

Over the series Josie is regularly joined by Irish comedian, Maeve Higgins, and by a variety of comedic guests -Robin Ince, Chris Neill, Daniel Harkin, Henning Wehn, Jesse Thorn and Isy Suttie, plus the occasional actual expert.

Each episode is anchored by Josie and Maeve in the studio, with Josie presenting her essay on the week's subject and Maeve helping with questions, illustrations and interruptions. The guests help to play extra characters or to provide specialist advice.