Lionel Nimrod's Inexplicable World

Lionel Nimrod, inventor of the interstellar laser ray gun toy, navigates us through the swirling mists of human inadequacy, and attempts to solve all unsolved mysteries.

The spoof TV sci-fi star explains life's big mysteries.

Stars Richard Herring, Stewart Lee and Tom Baker.

The spoof TV sci-fi star explains life's big mysteries. Stars Richard Herring, Stewart Lee and Tom Baker. From October 1992.

The spoof TV sci-fi star explains life's big mysteries. From October 1992.

Life's big mysteries explained by the sci-fi star. Stars Richard Herring and Stewart Lee.

Episodes

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Genome: [r1 Bd=19930814]

The cult new age comedy. Magic. With Stewart Lee and Richard Herring ,

Rebecca Front, Armando lannucci and the voice of Tom Baker.

Producer Sarah Smith

(First broadcast on Radio 4)

Genome: [r1 Bd=19930817]

More new age comedy with answers. Starring Stewart Lee and Richard Herring. With Rebecca Front, Armando lannucci.

The Future.

(First broadcast on Radio 4)

Genome: [r1 Bd=19930824]

Comedy starring Stewart Lee and Richard Herring , with Rebecca Front,

Armando lannucci and the voice of Tom Baker.

4: The Unexplained Producer Sarah Smith

(First broadcast on Radio 4)

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921008]

A New Age comedy series providing the Ultimate Truth about life's big mysteries. Starring comedians Richard Herring and Stewart Lee. With

Rebecca Front, Armando Iannucci and the voice of Tom Baker.

Producer Sarah Smith. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921015]

Free your life from philosophical anxieties in the second of the series that answers the questions other programmes dare not ask. Heretical, confusing, illogical, biased, and a laugh a minute. Starring Richard Herring , Stewart Lee , Rebecca Front,

Armando Iannucci and the voice of Tom Baker.

Producer Sarah Smith. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921022]

This week Death and the Afterlife - find out what sandpit life's helter-skelter will really land you in. More hilarity and philosophy in the cult comedy show that answers life's big teasers. With

Richard Herring , Stewart Lee , Rebecca Front,

Armando lannucci and the voice of Tom Baker.

Producer Sarah Smith. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921029]

In the last in the series, the little matter of the true nature of good and evil - and which is best.

Thora Hird and Ian Beale battle it out, along with St Simon Stylites, Virgil, King

Arthur and a She-Demon.

Starring Richard Herring , Stewart Lee , Rebecca

Front, Armando lannucci and the voice of Tom Baker.

Producer Sarah Smith. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921105]

The Human Mind

It is more complicated than the most advanced retractable pencil and yet still small enough to fit inside the head of that dwarf off Fantasy Island. But how? To answer this and other questions join Stewart Lee ,

Richard Herring , Rebecca Front and Armando lannucci.

With the voice of Tom Baker.

Producer Sarah Smith. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921112]

Love the impulse that has driven humanity since man first wondered what woman would look like if he scrubbed off the mud. Find out the truth with Stewart Lee , Armando lannucci ,

Richard Herring , Rebecca Front and the voice of Tom Baker.

Producer Sarah Smith. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930130]

Another chance to hear the mould-breaking New Age comedy series providing the ultimate truth about life's big mysteries - creation, consciousness, death, monsters, love,

Vikings, and Uri Geller.

Starring Richard Herring , Stewart Lee , Rebecca Front, Armando lannucci and the voice of Tom Baker. Producer Sarah Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930206]

Free your life from philosophical anxieties in the series that answers the questions other programmes dare not ask. Heretical, confusing, illogical, biased and a laugh a minute.

With Richard Herring , Stewart Lee , Rebecca

Front, Armando lannucci and the voice of Tom Baker.

Producer Sarah Smith.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930213]

Death and the Afterlife.

Starring Richard Herring , Stewart Lee , Rebecca

Front, Armando lannucci and the voice of Tom Baker.

Producer Sarah Smith.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930220]

This week: the little matter of good and evil... and which is best. Starring

Richard Herring , Stewart Lee , Rebecca Front,

Armando Iannucci and the voice of Tom Baker.

Producer Sarah Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930227]

This week, the human mind. It is more complicated than the most advanced retractable pencil and yet still small enough to fit inside the head of the Fantasy Island dwarf. But how? To answer this and other questions join Stewart Lee , Rebecca Front, Armando Iannucci and the voice of Tom Baker.

Producer Sarah Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930306]

In the last programme of the series, a look at love - the impulse that has driven humanity since man first wondered what woman would look like if he scrubbed off the mud.

With Stewart Lee , Rebecca Front, Armando lannucci and the voice of Tom Baker.

Producer Sarah Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930715]

The first in a new series of the cult comedy that answers the questions which leave other shows scratching their beards.

1: Magic. Did witches really fly with broomsticks between their legs or did they just get a bit overexcited? Starring Stewart Lee and Richard Herring , with Rebecca Front, Armando lannucci and the voice of Tom Baker. Producer Sarah Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930722]

2: The Future. What is it and why is it kept hidden from us, when if we knew what it was we would at least know if we needed to take a change of pants? Starring Stewart Lee and Richard Herring.

With Rebecca Front, Armando lannucci and the voice of Tom Baker. Producer Sarah Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930729]

Comedy with Stewart Lee and Richard Herring , Rebecca Front, Armando lannucci and the voice of Tom Baker.

3: The Human Body. Producer Sarah Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930805]

4: The Sea. Why did Turner paint it so often - was it its timeless majesty, or because he couldn't draw hands properly? Such questions are answered in this New Age comedy show. Starring Stewart Lee and Richard Herring. With Carla Mendonca , Armando lannucci and the voice of Tom Baker. Producer Sarah Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930812]

5: The Scheme of Things. The cult comedy show asks where Britain fits in the Theatre of Being. Starring Stewart Lee and Richard Herring , Rebecca Front , Armando lannucci and the voice of Tom Baker. Producer Sarah Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930819]

6: The Unexplained. Every other mystery left answered in a final blockbusting edition. Starring Stewart Lee and Richard Herring. With Rebecca Front. Armando lannucci and the voice of Tom Baker. Producer Sarah Smith

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Lionel Nimrod, inventor of the interstellar laser ray gun toy, navigates us through the swirling mists of human inadequacy, and attempts to solve all unsolved mysteries.

The spoof TV sci-fi star explains life's big mysteries.

Stars Richard Herring, Stewart Lee and Tom Baker.

The spoof TV sci-fi star explains life's big mysteries. Stars Richard Herring, Stewart Lee and Tom Baker. From October 1992.

The spoof TV sci-fi star explains life's big mysteries. From October 1992.

Life's big mysteries explained by the sci-fi star. Stars Richard Herring and Stewart Lee.

The spoof TV sci-fi star explains life's big mysteries. Stars Richard Herring, Stewart Lee and Tom Baker. From October 1992.

Lionel Nimrod, inventor of the interstellar laser ray gun toy, navigates us through the swirling mists of human inadequacy, and attempts to solve all unsolved mysteries.

A New Age comedy series providing the Ultimate Truth about life's big mysteries. Starring comedians Richard Herring and Stewart Lee. With

Rebecca Front, Armando Iannucci and the voice of Tom Baker.

Producer Sarah Smith. Stereo

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The spoof TV sci-fi star explains life's big mysteries. Stars Richard Herring, Stewart Lee and Tom Baker. From October 1992.

Tom Baker invites you to enter the mists of human inadequacy, with the help of Lee and Herring.

The spoof TV sci-fi star explains life's big mysteries.

Stars Richard Herring, Stewart Lee and Tom Baker.

From October 1992.

The spoof TV sci-fi star explains life's big mysteries. From October 1992.

The sci-fi star and inventor explains life's big mysteries. Stars Richard Herring.

The spoof TV sci-fi star explains life's big mysteries with the help of Tom Baker.

Free your life from philosophical anxieties in the second of the series that answers the questions other programmes dare not ask. Heretical, confusing, illogical, biased, and a laugh a minute. Starring Richard Herring , Stewart Lee , Rebecca Front,

Armando Iannucci and the voice of Tom Baker.

Producer Sarah Smith. Stereo

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The sci-fi star and inventor explains life's big mysteries. Stars Richard Herring, Stewart Lee and Tom Baker. From October 1992.

The sci-fi star and inventor explains life's big mysteries.

Stars Richard Herring, Stewart Lee and Tom Baker.

From October 1992.

Richard Herring and Stewart Lee meddle foolishly with the forces of creation.

The sci-fi star and inventor explains life's big mysteries. From October 1992.

The sci-fi star and inventor explains life's big mysteries. Stars Lee and Herring.

This week Death and the Afterlife - find out what sandpit life's helter-skelter will really land you in. More hilarity and philosophy in the cult comedy show that answers life's big teasers. With

Richard Herring , Stewart Lee , Rebecca Front,

Armando lannucci and the voice of Tom Baker.

Producer Sarah Smith. Stereo

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The sci-fi star and inventor explains life's big mysteries. Stars Richard Herring, Stewart Lee and Tom Baker. From October 1992.

The sci-fi star and inventor explains life's big mysteries.

Stars Richard Herring, Stewart Lee and Tom Baker.

From October 1992.

The little matter of the true nature of good and evil and which is best.

The sci-fi star and inventor explains life's big mysteries. From October 1992.

In the last in the series, the little matter of the true nature of good and evil - and which is best.

Thora Hird and Ian Beale battle it out, along with St Simon Stylites, Virgil, King

Arthur and a She-Demon.

Starring Richard Herring , Stewart Lee , Rebecca

Front, Armando lannucci and the voice of Tom Baker.

Producer Sarah Smith. Stereo

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The sci-fi star and inventor explains life's big mysteries. With Tom Baker, Richard Herring and Stewart Lee. From November 1992.

The sci-fi star and inventor explains life's big mysteries.

With Tom Baker, Richard Herring and Stewart Lee.

From November 1992.

Lee and Herring explore the human mind and come up with their own theories.

Episode 5 of 6.

The sci-fi star and inventor explains life's big mysteries. From November 1992.

The sci-fi star and inventor explains life's big mysteries. With Tom Baker.

The Human Mind

It is more complicated than the most advanced retractable pencil and yet still small enough to fit inside the head of that dwarf off Fantasy Island. But how? To answer this and other questions join Stewart Lee ,

Richard Herring , Rebecca Front and Armando lannucci.

With the voice of Tom Baker.

Producer Sarah Smith. Stereo

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20170614 (BBC7)

The sci-fi star and his crew set sail on a romantic cruise. With Tom Baker, Richard Herring and Stewart Lee. From November 1992.

The sci-fi star and his crew set sail on a romantic cruise.

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The sci-fi star and his crew set sail on a romantic cruise. With Tom Baker, Richard Herring and Stewart Lee. From November 1992.

The sci-fi star and his crew set sail on a romantic cruise.

With Tom Baker, Richard Herring and Stewart Lee.

From November 1992.

Lee and Herring are finding out about love, appropriately enough from The Love Boat.

The sci-fi star and his crew set sail on a romantic cruise. From November 1992.

Love the impulse that has driven humanity since man first wondered what woman would look like if he scrubbed off the mud. Find out the truth with Stewart Lee , Armando lannucci ,

Richard Herring , Rebecca Front and the voice of Tom Baker.

Producer Sarah Smith. Stereo

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The sci-fi star attempts to solve all unsolved mysteries.

The sci-fi star attempts to solve all unsolved mysteries. With Richard Herring, Stewart Lee and Tom Baker. From August 1993.