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  1. Mairi Hedderwick, the Big Apple and brilliant baking

    Mel Giedroyc explores Scotland's islands with Katie Morag creator Mairi Hedderwick.

    First broadcast: 05 Dec 2014

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  2. Stag's antlers, Morris Gleizman and chocolate heaven

    Mel treks through the forest in search of stag's antlers and chats to Morris Gleitzman.

    First broadcast: 04 Dec 2014

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  3. Goat Kings, Puffin Pianos and Desert Islands

    Mel Giedroyc encounters some piano-playing puffins and a town where the goat is king.

    First broadcast: 03 Dec 2014

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  4. Rollercoasters, clog dancing and extreme eating

    Mel Giedroyc revels in the rush of the rollercoaster ride and a spot of clog dancing.

    First broadcast: 02 Dec 2014

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  5. Slimy slugs, slippery snails and shipwrecks

    Mel Giedroyc follows the trail of some slimy slugs and snails in the nature feature.

    First broadcast: 01 Dec 2014

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  6. River Singers, Shirley Henderson and Cleopatra's Palace

    Mel Giedroyc presents the final chapter of Tom Moorhouse's The River Singers.

    First broadcast: 28 Nov 2014

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  7. Whale song, Aidan Moffat and wheelbarrow races

    For Scottish Book Week, Mel hears Aidan Moffat's children's book, The Lavender Blue Dress.

    First broadcast: 27 Nov 2014

  8. Andrew Strauss, Jacqueline Wilson and water voles

    Mel Giedroyc presents the Inheritance Tracks of former England cricket cap Andrew Strauss.

    First broadcast: 26 Nov 2014

  9. Randy Newman and Shirley Henderson

    Mel Giedroyc wishes Toy Story composer Randy Newman a very happy birthday.

    First broadcast: 25 Nov 2014

  10. River Singers, Shirley Henderson and rare orchids

    Mel Giedroyc presents The River Singers by Tom Moorhouse, read by Shirley Henderson.

    First broadcast: 24 Nov 2014

  11. City horses and pet names

    Mel Giedroyc is mucking about with a tour of the city horse stables in Hyde Park.

    First broadcast: 21 Nov 2014

  12. Clowns and Windsor Castle

    Mel Giedroyc puts on her best floppy shoes and explores the origins of the red nose clown.

    First broadcast: 20 Nov 2014

  13. Sarah Millican and Vincent Van Gogh

    Mel Giedroyc paints a portrait of the amazing life of Vincent Van Gogh.

    First broadcast: 19 Nov 2014

  14. Stephen Moffat and Walt Disney

    A very special tour of Doctor Who's TARDIS and the anniversary of Mickey Mouse.

    First broadcast: 18 Nov 2014

  15. Blacksmiths, Baby Talk and Birdwatching

    Mel Giedroyc gets a guide to the fascinating world of bird-watching.

    First broadcast: 17 Nov 2014

  16. Creative child prodigies and country life

    Mel Giedroyc gets inspired to tinkle the ivories by honky tonk jazz musician James Booker.

    First broadcast: 14 Nov 2014

  17. Flying horses, hip-hop and Looney Tunes

    Mel goes globetrotting with some flying horses and investigates the merits of hip-hop.

    First broadcast: 13 Nov 2014

  18. Andy Bell and Hardworking Horses

    Mel Giedroyc uncovers the Inheritance Tracks of Erasure singer Andy Bell.

    First broadcast: 12 Nov 2014

  19. Ellie Simmonds OBE and her Brilliant Bakes

    Mel Giedroyc celebrates the birthday of the Paralympic swimming champion Ellie Simmonds.

    First broadcast: 11 Nov 2014

  20. Tricky water beetles and mysterious Arabian stallions

    Mel Giedroyc embraces all things creepy and crawly in a brand new nature series.

    First broadcast: 10 Nov 2014

  21. Lauren Child, photos of space and drop scones

    Mel Giedroyc enjoys Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's perfect drop scones with pumpkin seeds.

    First broadcast: 07 Nov 2014

  22. Meatballs, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Loch Lomond

    Mel Giedroyc hears the story of Ralph Vaughan Williams's World War One.

    First broadcast: 06 Nov 2014

  23. Fireworks, Chris Ryan and the Rat King

    Mel Giedroyc hears the Inheritance Tracks of author Chris Ryan.

    First broadcast: 05 Nov 2014

  24. Doctor Who, Jon Culshaw and NASA on Mars

    Mel Giedroyc meets the Doctor Who special effects department.

    First broadcast: 04 Nov 2014

  25. Neil Gaiman, seals and the perfect Shepherd's Pie

    Mel Giedroyc begins a new story, My Teacher Fried My Brains by Bruce Coville.

    First broadcast: 03 Nov 2014

  26. Halloween, cobwebs and kiwi fruit

    Mel Giedroyc is in high spirits as she presents lots of Halloween fun.

    First broadcast: 31 Oct 2014

  27. Horror stories, exams and chocolate

    Mel Giedroyc is in ghoulishly good form as she explores why we love horror stories.

    First broadcast: 30 Oct 2014

  28. Marbles, Kate Adie and Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber

    Mel Giedroyc gets a guide to mastering the game of marbles.

    First broadcast: 29 Oct 2014

  29. Elephants, spiders and Dan Castellaneta

    Mel Giedroyc is in finger-licking good form with a history of the doughnut.

    First broadcast: 28 Oct 2014

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  30. Elephants, moss and Jamie Rix

    Mel Giedroyc gets the giggles with hilarious children's writer Jamie Rix.

    First broadcast: 27 Oct 2014

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