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What if bees are no more, 30 years from now? Kirsty Wark’s documentary from the future. With Nadia Kamil. From 2014.

All the bees are dead. And we love it! Britons revel in sting-less, insect-free summers. But soon all the honey vanishes and instantly becomes the must-have accoutrement for rappers and grime artists. With no pollination, all fruits and vegetables vanish and a panicked government tries to find bees in North Korea and, confusingly, space. Can Brian Cox and Brian May, the country's leading science people, find a solution? Probably not.

Kirsty Wark presents a documentary from the future... Starring Nadia Kamil, Geoffrey McGivern, Kieran Hogson, and Alistair McGowan. With Alice Scott-Gemmill, Elaine Caxton, Sam Dale, Paul Heath, and Bettrys Jones.

Recorded 30 years from now, What the Future plunges into the world of tomorrow and investigates how decisions and actions concerning the current topics of today could have massive repercussions on our later lives. Dealing with issues ripped from the headlines, torn from the news agenda and hacked to shreds from Facebook feeds, WTF investigates how a single alteration now could create a chain reaction that permanently compromises the future for all.

Written by Madeleine Brettingham, Steve Burge and Dale Shaw.
Produced by Victoria Lloyd.

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Thu 3 Jan 2019 23:00

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Role Contributor
Presenter Kirsty Wark
Performer Nadia Kamil
Performer Geoffrey McGivern
Performer Kieran Hodgson
Performer Alistair McGowan
Performer Alice Scott-Gemmill
Performer Elaine Claxton
Performer Sam Dale
Performer Paul Heath
Performer Bettrys Jones
Writer Madeleine Brettingham
Writer Steve Burge
Writer Dale Shaw
Producer Victoria Lloyd

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