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Series 1

Dara O Briain: School of Hard Sums

  • Ep 5

    Taking a light-hearted look at the world of mathematics alongside Dara O Briain this time is fellow comic David O'Doherty, who faces Dara in another problem-solving challenge.

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  • Ep 1

    Comedian and mathematical physics graduate Dara O Briain takes a humorous look at how maths underpins everything around us. With Marcus du Sautoy and guest David O'Doherty.

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  • Ep 6

    Physics graduate Dara O Briain offers a witty guide to the world of mathematics. Dara solves a problem using numbers while guest Alex Horne takes a more physical approach.

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  • Ep 2

    Dara O Briain presents a battle of brain versus brawn in this light-hearted maths series. Joining question-setter Marcus du Sautoy here is guest comedian Alex Horne.

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  • Ep 3

    Comedian and physics graduate Dara O Briain takes a witty look at how maths underpins everything around us. Dara takes on comic Jason Byrne in a problem-solving challenge.

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  • Ep 7

    Dara O Briain offers a comic slant on the world of mathematics once again, and this time is joined for a problem-solving challenge by comedian Simon Evans.

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  • Ep 4

    Brains and brawn go head to head once again as Dara O Briain presents the light-hearted science show. Taking up Dara's problem-solving challenge here is Andi Osho.

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  • Ep 8

    Physics graduate Dara O Briain takes a light-hearted look at the world of mathematics. Dara solves a problem using numbers while guest Andi Osho takes a more physical approach.

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Series 2

Dara O Briain: School of Hard Sums

  • 01: (Andrew Maxwell & Mark Watson)

    The thinking man's comic Dara O Briain returns with a jovial look at how maths underpins everything around us. He is joined by fellow comedians Andrew Maxwell and Mark Watson.

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  • 02: (Marcus Brigstocke & Josh Widdicombe)

    Dara O Briain teams up with professor Marcus du Sautoy and comedians Marcus Brigstocke and Josh Widdicombe to solve fun maths-based brain teasers. Stop laughing at the back!

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  • 03: (Susan Calman & DOD)

    A whimsical guide to the world of numbers with comedian Dara O Briain, who just happens to be a physics graduate too! David O'Doherty and Susan Calman join him today.

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  • 04: (Miles Jupp & Stephen Mangan)

    Brainbox comedian Dara O Briain teams up with Oxford professor Marcus du Sautoy to make maths interesting! Solving conundrums here are guests Miles Jupp and Stephen Mangan.

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  • 05: (Andrew Maxwell & Marcus Brigstocke)

    Maths plus comedy equals positive fun! Andrew Maxwell and Marcus Brigstocke join clever clogs Dara O Briain and professor Marcus du Sautoy for more practical number-crunching.

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  • 06: (Josie Long & Alex Horne)

    Dara O Briain - the maths tutor we all wish we had at school - offers a comedic slant on the world of numbers once again. Josie Long and Alex Horne are teacher's helpers today.

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  • 07: (Susie Calman & Richard Herring)

    Mathematics with all the boring bits subtracted. Clever clogs Dara and mad-about-maths professor Marcus du Sautoy are joined by class clowns Susan Calman and Richard Herring.

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  • 08: (Alex Horne & Tim Key)

    School's out for summer in the last episode of Dara's fun maths masterclass. The brainbox comic is joined by Alex Horne and Tim Key for some intense comedic problem solving.

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Series 3

Dara O Briain: School of Hard Sums

  • Dara O Briain: School of Hard Sums

    Brains v brawn! Clever clogs comic Dara O Briain returns with Marcus du Sautoy, Kevin Bridges and Peter Serafinowicz to subtract the tedium from maths and add multiples of fun.

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  • Dara O Briain: School of Hard Sums

    Dara O Briain and learned friend Marcus du Sautoy teach guests Lee Mack and Miles Jupp a lesson or two in the engaging numbers show. The gang fence with pirate-themed posers.

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  • Dara O Briain: School of Hard Sums

    Genius jokester Dara O Briain mocks the weak-minded in the show that solves practical predicaments with numbers. Jon Richardson and Sally Phillips are his students for the day.

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  • Dara O Briain: School of Hard Sums

    Is money the square root of all evil? Solving a wealth of conundrums about cash with academically affluent host Dara O Briain are guests Mark Watson and Marcus Brigstocke.

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  • Dara O Briain: School of Hard Sums

    Mathematics minus all the boring bits! Guests Josh Widdicombe and Peter Serafinowicz hope to have the winning formula as they join Dara outdoors for some al fresco arithmetic.

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  • Dara O Briain: School of Hard Sums

    Throw away those tedious textbooks and join Dara for another light-hearted masterclass in maths. Guests Susan Calman and Andrew Maxwell will try to outdo our clever clogs host.

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  • Dara O Briain: School of Hard Sums

    Is age really just a number? Sharp-witted stand-up comedian Dara O Briain is joined by Jon Richardson and Stephen K Amos to see whether maths can help us in our advanced years.

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  • Dara O Briain: School of Hard Sums

    Kevin Bridges and Sally Phillips join Dara for a super sports special of the numbers-based game show. It's Maths of the Day so if you want to know the scores, don't look away!

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