1. Alex Bellos

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    Alex is a maths populariser whose book Alex's Adventures In Numberland came out earlier this year. Here he tells us about the origins of the book's excellent name, solving the Rubik's Cube, and more.…

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    • Alice Bartlett

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      We bring back an early guest, one of our faves, for our extra-special episode 50 show. Alice Bartlett is a programmer currently working on Android apps, and we think she's ace. She tells us about…

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      • Andy Nyman

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        Andy is a modern polymath. An award winning actor, he's appeared in theatre, movies (Black Death, Death at a Funeral, Severance etc etc ) and TV such as Charlie Brooker's Dead Set. As a magician,…

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        • Catherine O'Flynn and Peter Fletcher

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          Refreshingly down-to-earth media power couple Catherine O'Flynn and Peter Fletcher join us this week. Cath enjoyed huge success with her first novel "What Was Lost" in 2007 (longlisted for the Man…

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          • Coming up in episode 34: Danny O'Brien

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            These days, internet celebrity Danny is renowned for his civil liberties campaigning (and for being very funny), but many listeners will recall that he used to edit the excellent weekly geek newsletter…

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            • CONTAINER Explained

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              CONTAINER is a new and unique publication, explained here in the words of Tim Milne, publisher and some of the contributors to the first issue, CONTAINER #1:Hot&Cold

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              • CONTAINER explained (better)

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                CONTAINER is a unique publication – a collection original art objects, each commissioned from ten different artists and manufactured exclusively for CONTAINER. This film explains what CONTAINER is…

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                • Dave gives Leila her birthday present

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                  • Dominic Wilcox

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                    This week we meet Dominic Wilcox: artist, designer, and imaginer of wonderful things.

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                    • Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock

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                      Maggie is a space scientist heading up the optical instruments group at Astrium, with a gift for communicating complex ideas in a clear and inspirational way. How could we not get her on? The video…

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