With guests Michael Parkinson, Nicola Adams, Craig David, Alexander Armstrong and music by The Courteeners
Today's show looks at the physics of everyday life. Simon cooks shakshuka and guest chefs Hemsley and Hemsley make a sesame, kale and roast chicken salad. Plus, Charlie Puth performs live.
A look at the hidden stories behind Christmas traditions. Simon cooks partridge pie and and guest chef Omar Allibhoy cooks duck with prunes, chestnuts and sherry. Plus, live music from Bastille.
There's a look at winter warmers from Vietnam, India, Morocco and Hungary. Simon cooks a chicken vindaloo, while guest chef Lyndy Redding makes dukkah coated lamb. Plus, Olly Murs performs live.
A look at some of the best ways to have a perfect night's sleep. Simon cooks Chinese shredded beef, guest chef Scott Hallsworth makes spicy chicken lettuce karaage wrap. Plus, Little Mix perform live.
A look at the predicted baking trends of 2017. Simon cooks a maple glazed salmon and ham hock risotto and guest chef Mike Reid makes Wagyu sirloin. Plus, live music from Busted.
Featuring some very impressive guinea pigs. Simon cooks cottage cheese pancakes while guest chef Sophie Michell makes mezcal-cured salmon. Plus, Professor Green performs live.
An exploration of the history of horror films, Simon cooks a pumpkin tikka, and guest chef Gizzie Erskine makes plum, cherry, cardamom and pistachio Eton mess.
Lucy Adams explains the sport of skateboarding. Simon cooks Korean chicken bites while guest chef Kiran Jethwa makes bao of smokey langoustines. Plus, a live performance by Glass Animals.
Stephen Merchant talks about hosting The Crystal Maze for Stand Up To Cancer. Simon makes a prawn avocado salad and chef Brendan Collins cooks Mexicali street corn. Plus, live music by MØ.
Featuring The Apprentice's Claude Littner. Simon cooks a slow cooked spicy squid and guest chef Donna Dooher makes butter tarts. Plus Kaiser Chiefs perform live.
Dr Dave Alred teaches us how to handle pressure. Simon makes a vegan orange and lemon cheesecake and guest chef Atul Kochhar cooks Kerala fish curry. Plus a live performance by Dua Lipa.
Featuring the sunken cities of ancient Egypt. Simon makes crab and hazelnut mini pasties and guest chefs the Galvin Brothers cook braised short ribs. Plus The Divine Comedy perform live.
With Marooned explorer Ed Stafford. Simon makes liquorice panna cottas and guest chef Glynn Purnell cooks crispy scallop and prawn balls with sticky aromatic sauce. Plus music by Passenger.
A look at hygge - the Danish recipe for happiness. Simon cooks a tasty vegan tahini and peanut stuffed aubergine and Rebecca Seal makes walnut baklava rolls. Plus KT Tunstall performs live.
This show marks the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London. Simon makes Tennessee Jam cake and guest chef Eleanora Galasso cooks spaghetti omlettes. Plus live music from Jodie Abacus.
Actor Harry Reid gives the lowdown on EastEnders. Simon Rimmer makes a Miso Glazed Cod and guest chef Neil Rankin cooks Thai Chicken Tacos. Plus a live performance by Cage The Elephant.
Featuring some Labradors and Retrievers to celebrate National Dog Day. Simon cooks Chicken Katsu Curry Burger and guest chef Ollie Dabbous makes special Roast Aubergine. Plus music from Twin Atlantic
Brendan Sheerin talks about the new Coach Trip series. Simon makes pink swirl meringues and chef Tim Maddams cooks his pigeon with chanterelles and blackberries. Plus music from Shock Machine.
Touker Suleyman from Dragon's Den gives us a business masterclass. Simon makes Green Sweet Potato Curry and guest chef Clodagh McKenna cooks her rosemary summer lamb chops. Plus music by Rizzle Kicks!
The winner of Celebrity MasterChef 2016 joins in. Simon cooks lamb Greek loaf and guest chef Tanya Burr makes an irresistible chocolate orange cheesecake. Plus Michael Kiwanuka performs live.
Surfing champion Ben Skinner gears us up for Boardmasters Festival. Simon makes a chicken and mango salad and guest chef Jeremy Pang cooks spam and wonton macaroni soup. Plus Bear's Den perform live.
Exploring the power of introverts with Susan Cain. Simon makes a vegan pumpkin and coconut pie and guest chef Nisha Katona makes a Bengali prawn & pea curry. Plus live music from Blossoms.
Katherine Ryan co-hosts this Grand Prix special with Tim while Simon is away. Milkshake singer turned chef Kelis is cooking Pastelon with Sweet Corn Béchamel, plus live music from MNEK.
Lee McKenzie gears us up for the British Grand Prix. Simon cooks crabs cakes with fragrant tomato salad and guest chef Judy Joo makes her mum's BBQ chicken. Plus a live performance from Frances.
Greg Rusedski gets us ready for Wimbledon, Kate Humble explains the partnership between humans and dogs. Guest chef Sophie Michell cooks chargrilled hanger steak. Plus, live music from Craig David.
Author Claudia Hammond talks about the psychology of money and how to handle it better. Simon cooks Swedish meatballs with sour cream and bacon mash. Plus live music from Laura Mvula.
Team GB's Chris Skelley and Jack Hodgson share a taste of Rio 2016 Paralympics. Simon makes spinach and feta tarts, while Fearne Cotton cooks a stunning veggie burger. Plus live music from Tom Odell.
Rebecca Seal demonstrates how to make the most out of elderflower, Simon makes a tasty chilli crab fried rice and guest chef Paul Ainsworth makes BBQ mackerels. Plus live music from Anne-Marie.
A look at the secret lives of the Tudors. Simon makes avocado and chickpea dip with crudités and guest chef Brad McDonald cooks a stunning shrimp and grits. Plus, live music from The Rubens.
A look at our relationship with foxes in modern Britain. Simon cooks courgette and asparagus fritters, while guest chef Jordan Bourke makes bulgogi wraps. Plus a live performance from Zak Abel.
There's talk of eloquence with linguist David Crystal. Simon makes vegan chocolate brownies and guest chef Jimmy Garcia cooks lamb lollipops with salsa verde. Plus Corinne Bailey-Rae performs live.
A celebration of British sandwich week with Gethin Evans, Madeleine Shaw cooks a veggie stew, and there's music from Kygo featuring Kodaline
Dr. Mike Leahy introduces some alternative pets, guest chef Paul Greening cooks pork suckling, and there's a live performance from Honne
Palaeontologist Dr Dave Hone talks about Tyrannosaurus. Simon makes a mouth-watering chicken sesame salad and guest chef Bryn Williams honey roasted ham. Plus Gregory Porter performs live.
A look at some immortal animals with Jules Howard, WWE tag team The Dudley Boyz are hanging out, and Gizzi Erskine cooks chicken kievs. Plus live performances from Birdy and Mystery Jets.
Guest chef Theo Randell makes Tagliatelle with Pesto & Zucchini and Rebecca Seal is here to tell us all about FrankenPastries (pastry hybrids). Plus a live performance from PVRIS.
Kimberley Walsh hosts with Tim Lovejoy in the studio, while Simon Rimmer joins some special guests at the race. With Jason Byrne, Brian McFadden, Keith Duffy, plus live music from Eliza & The Bear.
Guests include Adrian Lester, Jo Hartley and Richard Herring, with music from Izzy Bizu
Ducklings from Belmont Farm waddle in to celebrate Easter, Ross Kemp helps make Thai potato cakes and guest chef Michael Caines cooks lamb hotpot with red cabbage. Plus live music from The Vamps.
Impressionist Scheiffer Bates does what he does best. Simon cooks sausage and venison casserole, guest chef Bronte Aurell bakes cinnamon buns and Bill Turnbull helps to make eccles cakes with cheese.
Featuring a great selection of Australian food, Simon cooks pork belly with salted caramel potatoes, guest chef Clodagh McKenna makes Irish soda bread ice cream. Plus Raleigh Ritchie performs live.
Simon makes his mother's lasagne recipe, guest chef Jeremy Pang cooks a classic sweet and sour pork with garlic and egg-fried rice. Plus Zara Larsson performs her hit single Lush Life live.
Giles Coren talks bout his 'failed' novel. There's beef donburi with kimchi and guest chef Jose Pizarro cooks grilled octopus and vegetables. Plus music from Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats.
Neuroscientist Dean Burnett tells us what our brains are really up to, chefs from Nama Foods make raw vegan sushi, and Simon cooks Thai beef salad and custard rice pudding for dessert