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  1. Joan Lingard, Bat Detectors and Toy Orchestras

    Mel Giedroyc searches for some spooky Scottish bats and makes music with old toys.

    First broadcast: 02 Jan 2015

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  2. Magic Tricks, Fireworks and Grandad's Recipes

    Mel Giedroyc makes her New Year's resolutions.

    First broadcast: 01 Jan 2015

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  3. Heston Blumenthal, Weighing Penguins and Fishing for Sharks

    Mel gets creative in the kitchen as chef Heston Blumenthal shares his Inheritance Tracks.

    First broadcast: 31 Dec 2014

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  4. Rudyard Kipling, Lindyhopping and Big Toothy Smiles

    Mel blows out the birthday candles on behalf of Jungle Book author Rudyard Kipling.

    First broadcast: 30 Dec 2014

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  5. Zoella, Funky Chickens and Pole-Vaulting Pterosaurs

    Mel revisits Commonwealth-inspired story My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean, by Theresa Breslin

    First broadcast: 29 Dec 2014

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  6. Animal Impersonations, Howl's Moving Castle, Keep It in the Family

    Mel Giedroyc hears from a man with an amazing talent for impersonating animals.

    First broadcast: 26 Dec 2014

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  7. Lemurs in Edinburgh Zoo, WWI Christmas Truce

    Mel Giedroyc celebrates Christmas with a visit to Edinburgh Zoo.

    First broadcast: 25 Dec 2014

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  8. Mary Berry, Sanjeev Singh Kohli in Pantoland

    Mel Giedroyc presents her Bake Off chum Mary Berry's Inheritance Tracks.

    First broadcast: 24 Dec 2014

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  9. Howl's Moving Castle, Keep It in the Family, Glasgow Central Station

    Mel Giedroyc is joined by Fred MacAulay for the next episode in Keep It in the Family.

    First broadcast: 23 Dec 2014

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  10. Antarctica, Keep It in the Family, Howl's Moving Castle

    Mel Giedroyc goes to Antarctica with wildlife cameraman John Aitchison.

    First broadcast: 22 Dec 2014

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  11. Strictly Come Dancing dresses and Keep It in the Family

    Mel Giedroyc gets a guide to making the perfect frilly frock with the Strictly costumier.

    First broadcast: 19 Dec 2014

  12. Witches, Rock Choir and Keep It in the Family

    Mel Giedroyc discovers the bizarre rituals people used to perform to ward off witches.

    First broadcast: 18 Dec 2014

  13. Graham Fellows, digging for dinosaurs and Keep It in the Family

    Mel introduces a dig for dinosaurs and the Inheritance Tracks of comedian Graham Fellows.

    First broadcast: 17 Dec 2014

  14. Sir Quentin Blake, reindeer and Keep It in the Family

    Mel Giedroyc takes listeners a tour of Sir Quentin Blake's art studio.

    First broadcast: 16 Dec 2014

  15. Mince pies, butterflies and Keep It in the Family

    Mel Giedroyc presents a new episode of quiz Keep It in the Family.

    First broadcast: 15 Dec 2014

  16. 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

  17. Stag's antlers, Morris Gleitzman and chocolate heaven

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

    First broadcast: 04 Dec 2014

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. Randy Newman and Shirley Henderson

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

    First broadcast: 25 Nov 2014

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. Sarah Millican and Vincent Van Gogh

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

    First broadcast: 19 Nov 2014

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  29. 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

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  30. Blacksmiths, Baby Talk and Birdwatching

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

    First broadcast: 17 Nov 2014

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