5 episodes

Greg James and Bella Mackie learn a fascinating and fun lesson from one of Britain’s most inspiring teachers.

Teach Me A Lesson with Greg James and Bella Macki‪e‬ BBC

    • Education
    • 4.8 • 561 Ratings

Greg James and Bella Mackie learn a fascinating and fun lesson from one of Britain’s most inspiring teachers.

    How Suffrajitsu Won Women The Right To Vote

    How Suffrajitsu Won Women The Right To Vote

    Greg James and Bella Mackie didn’t pay much attention at school. So they’re asking Britain’s most inspiring teachers to show them what they missed in this series of fascinating and fun lessons.

    This week it's history with Miss Patel. Her lesson is about the incredible Edith Garrud, a martial arts instructor who taught suffragettes how to defend themselves back in the 1910s, in a story involving cudgels, barbed wire, and a targeted campaign against policemen's helmets.

    Bad students of all ages are welcome. Expect brilliant teachers, captivating subjects but absolutely no homework.

    Get in touch with your funny school stories and teacher recommendations - email us at teachme@bbc.co.uk

    • 44 min
    Should You Believe In Love At First Sight?

    Should You Believe In Love At First Sight?

    Greg James and Bella Mackie didn’t pay much attention at school. So they’re asking Britain’s most inspiring teachers to show them what they missed in this series of fascinating and fun lessons.

    This week it's Religious Studies with Mr Kundi. He asks Greg and Bella if they believe in love at first sight, and then explores what marriage means to different religious communities to see if that changes their view on what love means. We also hear how Greg and Bella got together, why their wedding was "functional", and why Greg might be willing to ghost his own hypothetical child.

    Bad students of all ages are welcome. Expect brilliant teachers, captivating subjects but absolutely no homework.

    Get in touch with your funny school stories and teacher recommendations - email us at teachme@bbc.co.uk

    • 40 min
    How To Win An Argument With RuPaul

    How To Win An Argument With RuPaul

    Greg James and Bella Mackie didn’t pay much attention at school. So they’re asking Britain’s most inspiring teachers to show them what they missed in this series of fascinating and fun lessons.

    This week it's English Language with Mrs Hughes, as Greg and Bella are taught how to win an argument with RuPaul, a lesson which takes in ancient Greece, RuPaul's Drag Race, and a restaurant that caused Greg and Bella's longest-running argument.

    Bad students of all ages are welcome. Expect brilliant teachers, captivating subjects but absolutely no homework.

    Get in touch with your funny school stories and teacher recommendations - email us at teachme@bbc.co.uk

    • 41 min
    Are People Born Evil?

    Are People Born Evil?

    Greg James and Bella Mackie didn’t pay much attention at school. So they’re asking Britain’s most inspiring teachers to show them what they missed in this series of fascinating and fun lessons.

    This week it's psychology with Miss Gammack, as Greg and Bella explore the question: Are people born evil?

    Bad students of all ages are welcome. Expect brilliant teachers, captivating subjects but absolutely no homework.

    Get in touch with your funny school stories and teacher recommendations - email us at teachme@bbc.co.uk

    • 38 min
    Welcome to Teach Me A Lesson

    Welcome to Teach Me A Lesson

    With an all-killer, no-filler syllabus, learn something new every week with Greg James and Bella Mackie. Expect brilliant teachers, lots of laughs and absolutely no homework.

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
561 Ratings

561 Ratings

David14968 ,

Refreshing

Having listened to Greg for many years, it was great to spot that there is something new from him and his lovely sounding wife Bella. Great topics being covered and such fun to listen to. Thank you Mr James and Ms Mackie!

Whataboutapeanut ,

Love it

I’m sure this has been commented on 8million time’s but I give this 5 stars just for Bella’s laugh! Also great show.

KiwiBird999 ,

Educational AND funny.

Have laughed all the way through. Greg you say you are popular with a Bella’s family but are you ready for the reality that Bella will be the favourite of the nation. Well in my opinion 🙂. Looking forward to the next episode.

Oh, someone wrote the theme tune was a tad annoying. I don’t agree, I’m singing it as I walk around the house.....

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