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Series 3, Episode 1: For Your Local Definition Of “Down”

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In a surprise first episode of Series 3 (truly, no-one is more surprised than us to be popping up in your feed with a third series…) Steve tells the truth about the Prime Meridian, Helen brings a song from her new musical “Almost Astronauts”, and Matt attempts to divert an apocalyptic future scenario – with maths:

  • 00:48 – Steve’s bit
  • 17:01 – Helen’s bit
  • 34:06 – Matt’s bit

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