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  1. Ant and Dec, video games and elephants

    Ant and Dec reveal what makes them tick as a double act.

    First broadcast: 23 Sep 2014

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  2. Midnight feasts, Coronation Street and striped pyjamas

    Mel Giedroyc gorges on some of the fabulous food featured in classic children's literature

    First broadcast: 22 Sep 2014

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  3. International Talk Like a Pirate Day - aaaarrrr!!

    Mel sings a sea shanty and goes night-time badger spotting.

    First broadcast: 19 Sep 2014

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  4. Tom Palmer, ferrets and icing

    Mel Giedroyc discovers the origins of icing for cakes.

    First broadcast: 18 Sep 2014

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  5. Upside-down trees

    Mel Giedroyc hears about the amazing upside-down trees of Africa.

    First broadcast: 17 Sep 2014

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  6. Cupcakes and steam-powered cars

    Mel says happy birthday to author Julia Donaldson, and Matt Baker takes a ride.

    First broadcast: 16 Sep 2014

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  7. Toads, Tigers and Tiny Cars

    Mel roars with the tigers of India and hears from author and illustrator Judith Kerr.

    First broadcast: 15 Sep 2014

  8. Michelle Paver, Bernard Cribbins and fake warships

    Mel hears the story of the dummy warships of World War One.

    First broadcast: 12 Sep 2014

  9. Journey to the centre of the Earth

    Mel is going underground, while above ground, Dick and Dom are in da bedroom.

    First broadcast: 11 Sep 2014

  10. A visit to the Bank of England

    Mel sends Dick and Dom to investigate the dangers in your house's hallway.

    First broadcast: 10 Sep 2014

  11. Dick and Dom zap things in the living room

    Mel takes a tour of a beautiful gypsy caravan and wishes Hugh Grant a happy birthday.

    First broadcast: 09 Sep 2014

  12. Coracles, Eider Ducks and The Wind in the Willows

    Mel goes splash in a tiny boat, while Dick and Dom get dangerous in a listener's kitchen.

    First broadcast: 08 Sep 2014

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  13. 29/08/2014

    Mel Giedroyc meets a parachuting teddy bear, visits the National Motor Museum and more.

    First broadcast: 29 Aug 2014

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  14. 28/08/2014

    Mel heads out with the cowboys of Madagascar, learns all about aerobatics, and much more.

    First broadcast: 28 Aug 2014

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  15. 27/08/2014

    Mel learns how to fly, meets the Red Arrows and learns about ejector seats.

    First broadcast: 27 Aug 2014

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  16. 26/08/2014

    Mel visits the British Inventions Show and hears about how some familiar things came to be

    First broadcast: 26 Aug 2014

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  17. 25/08/2014

    Mel meets some unusual mummies, and listeners learn how to make some very tasty pancakes.

    First broadcast: 25 Aug 2014

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  18. Accents, VW Beetles and Frank Cottrell Boyce

    Richard Hammond reads another chapter of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

    First broadcast: 22 Aug 2014

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  19. Dave Cousins, Mona Lisa and Accents

    The Gloucestershire woman who went to bed with a migraine and woke up with a French accent

    First broadcast: 21 Aug 2014

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  20. WW1 Tanks, Charles Darwin and Richard Hammond

    Mel hears what it was like being trained to drive tanks in WW1.

    First broadcast: 20 Aug 2014

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  21. Bookshops, Eco-Films and Rupert Grint

    The Norwegian student who lives in a cave and how the film industry is going green.

    First broadcast: 19 Aug 2014

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  22. Pigs, Witches and Fungi

    Can pigs fly? Well, in WWI they did. Plus, the most famous witch trial in England.

    First broadcast: 18 Aug 2014

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  23. Magic, cats and the Inheritance Books of Jane Elson

    Mel Giedroyc presents a tour of a magic shop.

    First broadcast: 15 Aug 2014

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  24. Playing games, panning for gold and a moonlit bike ride

    Mel Giedroyc hears about a magical moonlit bike ride and celebrates our love of games.

    First broadcast: 14 Aug 2014

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  25. Bjork, Alistair McGowan and the Inheritance Tracks of Judy Finnigan

    Comedian Alistair McGowan praises the humble plum.

    First broadcast: 13 Aug 2014

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  26. John Logie Baird, Morse code and writer Edward Carey

    Mel gets a guide to creating sound effects and says happy birthday to John Logie Baird.

    First broadcast: 12 Aug 2014

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  27. Whistling Language, Mushrooms and Moomins

    Frank Cottrell Boyce discusses his love of children's classic The Moomins.

    First broadcast: 11 Aug 2014

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  28. 01/08/2014

    Mel's celebrity guest is presenter and action girl Helen Skelton.

    First broadcast: 01 Aug 2014

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  29. 31/07/2014

    Mel is at the Commonwealth Games with Olympic Champion Katherine Grainger.

    First broadcast: 31 Jul 2014

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  30. 30/07/2014

    Mel's guest is Lauren Child, author of the Charlie and Lola and Clarice Bean books.

    First broadcast: 30 Jul 2014

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