5 - The Gut Speaks
Tim Hayward asks what our guts have been trying to tell us. From goblins, demons and angry gods - to a book written by a stomach.
Tim Hayward journeys through the bowels of history, exploring our changing relationship with the human gut.
In the final episode, food writer and restaurant owner Tim asks what our guts have been trying to tell us. There are goblins, demons and angry gods - as well as a book written by a stomach - and Tim discovers that gut sounds might just be the key to a whole new understanding of our insides.
With historian of science and literature Emilie Taylor-Brown, Barry Marshall and Mary Webberley from the Noisy Guts Project, and medical and cultural historian Elsa Richardson.
Written and presented by Tim Hayward
Produced by Rich Ward
Series consultant: Elsa Richardson
A Somethin Else’ production for BBC Radio 4