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The complete series 1-5 of the Sony Award Winning BBC Radio 4 show, The Infinite Monkey Cage, presented by physicist Brian Cox and comedian Robin Ince.

Described by judges of the Sony Award as 'a brilliant way of being both innovative and instructive, bringing humour to what some will see as a dull subject. It's listenable, educational and brings a whole new audience to both the subject and the station.'

The duo, assisted by a panel of experts and entertainers, tackle subjects such as biology, cosmology, physics and why Brian's hair is always so perfect. Guests include Dara Ó Briain, Jon Ronson, Stephen Fry and Dave Gorman, amongst many more. The Infinite Monkey Cage is an engaging, entertaining and educational show that puts the fun back into science.

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if you love all things Science this is a must have

Brian Cox and Robin Once are brilliant at turning any scientific topic into something both educational and humorous.

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Excellent, funny and you learn something

This is great value for money and for anyone that listens on radio 4 to these series they will love having these episodes at their fingertips, for me one episode is a circuit of the park for dog walk so even better!!!!!

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Great purchase

Highly enjoyable, informative and humorous to listen to. I would recommend this to anyone who has an interest in this subject.

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I've heard far better

I think this is meant to be about science but there is very little science here. It seems more a vehicle for the presenters to chat about nonsense most of the time. Shame.

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Amazing Amazing Amazing

A compilation of the podcasts. have listened to this multiple times. If you love science, this is the audiobook for you.

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Loved every intelligent word.

loved this great listen. Thank you bbc for intelligent programme making and a fab cast. can't wait to start the next one.

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Would like them to delve a little deeper sometimes

Enjoyed these series, I couldn't really keep up on radio and it was relaxing to listen to.. Just wish they would have gone a little deeper into subjects instead of trying to cover loads of things in a show.. Overall though interesting and funny.

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Really enjoyed this

This audio book/podcast was fun! Full of interesting facts and people which kept my ears glued to my buds. Really comical in parts....an all round good egg! Bought as a DD and worth every penny!

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easy science

Layman's terms great fun, all science's battling it out funny and witty with all sorts of guests not just from science's but from all walks of life actors ,comedians and the like

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as good as I hoped

the series was even better for being able to listen to it all together. love Tim minchin as a guest always and love the specials. weldone team, hope I can be in the audience one day its certainly not for lack of trying

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  • A. Tanneberger
  • 24-05-20

Science is fun

I first heard this on the radio and am happy to now own it. Always loved it. Chaps and guests discussing various scientific subjects. I just want to correct them on one thing. In one episode they say that Mary Shelley's book "Frankenstein" is anti science. It is nothing of the sort. Do yourself a favour and watch John Green's analysis on Youtube.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SyyrwoCec1k

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