A 100th Skeptics in the Pub Special!
TV producers have to entertain, inform and grab large audiences in an
increasingly competitive media market. How do they balance accuracy with excitement?
Simon Singh discusses various science documentaries and gives
his opinion on where things went right, and where they went horribly wrong.
After completing a PhD in particle physics, Simon Singh joined the BBC and
worked as a director and producer on programmes such as Tomorrow's World and Horizon.
He has also presented programmes on Radio 4, BBC4 and Channel 4.
He is best known as the author of Fermat's Last Theorem, The Code Book and Big
Bang. His next book is published in April - Trick or Treatment? Alternative Medicine on Trial.
Official Website: http://www.skeptic.org.uk/pub
Added by sitp on February 23, 2008