All this week the 4 O'Clock Show plays its own version of the Radio 4 game, Just a Minute.
Mel finds out how to bring up an orang-utan, and presents the finale of Kensuke's Kingdom.
Mel hears about Omid Djalili's secret passion and the Inheritance Books of Philip Reeve.
Mel Giedroyc gets up close with jellyfish and finds out what to wear to catch mosquitoes.
Mel hears from a top chimp impersonator and learns how to choreograph a fireworks display.
Mel searches for the world's largest butterfly and meets a couple who've sailed the world.
Mel explores the history of the land speed record, and brings us the final Dreadful Acts.
Happy Halloween! Mel sets off on the trail of the mythical dog monster the Gytrash.
Mel explores what it takes to keep a parrot and introduces the next part of Dreadful Acts.
Mel Giedroyc presents Ben Fogle with his birthday bumps, and introduces more Dreadful Acts
Mel Giedroyc gets a foothold on the history of the tree house and presents Dreadful Acts.
Mel meets the husband and wife human cannonballs. How else would you start the weekend?
Mel meets a female sword swallower. Plus, anyone for snail porridge?
The mystery of Saint Galgano who left his sword in a stone, and how to pick a winkle.
Mel hears some legends about King Arthur, plus what are 'living' books?
Mel joins hundreds of men and women on Icelandic horses rounding up sheep for the winter.
Mel Giedroyc visits Edinburgh Zoo's star attraction - the giant pandas.
Mel Giedroyc joins Edinburgh Zoo's famous Penguin Parade.
Mel Giedroyc meets a lemur from Madagascar at the 100-year-old Edinburgh Zoo.
Mel Giedroyc wishes a very happy birthday to Alien and Avatar star Sigourney Weaver.
Mel Giedroyc celebrates World Space Week and visits Dillon the Armadillo.
Mel Giedroyc uncovers the secret life of the mysterious British slow worm.
Mel Giedroyc raids the Questions Questions archive for the tale of the message in a bottle
Mel sits down for a chat with top children's author Cressida Cowell about her new book.
Mel Giedroyc presents Harry Hill with his birthday bumps.
Mel introduces a new series of Fred MacAulay's 4 O'Clock Show quiz, Keep It in the Family.
We follow the flight patterns of some geese, and hear the story of the pips. BEEEEEEP.
Mel delves in to the history of the much-maligned garden gnome.
Mel Giedroyc introduces the next chapter of Tom's Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce.
Victoria Pendleton talks about training to become an Olympic athlete.