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1 hour
First broadcast:
Thursday 30 June 2011

Mel Giedroyc finds out how to be chosen as a Queen Bee, Arabella Weir tries out the Pony Club and a listener shares a remarkable story about living underneath Freddie Mercury.


7 items
  • I Lived Above Freddie Mercury

    Tony Horritz tells the remarkable story about living in the flat above the Queen front man and hearing him composing Bohemian Rhapsody.

  • James and the Giant Treehouse

    James Aldred is building a structure high in the canopy of the rainforest of Gabon, Central West Africa.

  • The Pony Club

    Actress Arabella Weir finds out what goes on at the club for young fans and owners of horses and ponies.

  • James and the Giant Treehouse

    Professional tree climber James Aldred reveals what it’s like to build a structure 60 feet up a tree in the African rainforest.

  • Questions Questions Selecting a Queen Bee

    Presenter Stewart Henderson finds out how a hive of bees chooses their leader.

  • Deborah Meaden

    The Dragon’s Den judge and leading businesswoman chats with Fi Glover about selling flowers, travelling the word and eating gherkins.

  • The Adventures of Pippi Longstocking

    Sandi Toksvig reads another story about Swedish author Astrid Lindgren’s “strongest girl in the world.”


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