60 episodes

It’s good, bad, ugly - and very very funny. Changing the way we see heroes and villains in history.

Evil Genius with Russell Kan‪e‬ BBC

    • History
    • 3.8 • 45 Ratings

It’s good, bad, ugly - and very very funny. Changing the way we see heroes and villains in history.

    Billie Holiday

    Billie Holiday

    Sophie Duker, Daliso Chaponda and Kemah Bob riff over jazz singer Billie Holiday, who sang Strange Fruit.

    • 42 min
    Kellogg

    Kellogg

    Fern Brady, Alison Spittle and Alex Edelman on John Harvey Kellogg, man of cornflakes.

    • 41 min
    Boudicca

    Boudicca

    Grainne Maguire Athena Kugblenu and Tony Law assess the Queen of East Anglia AKA Boudicca

    • 37 min
    Charles Darwin

    Charles Darwin

    Jayde Adams, Angela Barnes and Neil Delamere on the scientist who came up with evolution and explained how life works. No biggie.

    • 40 min
    Alfred Hitchcock

    Alfred Hitchcock

    Catherine Bohart, Tom Parry & Heidi Regan keep you in suspense. Hitchcock:evil or genius?

    • 48 min
    Henry VIII

    Henry VIII

    Grainne Maguire, Felicity Ward and Alex Kealy decide, was Henry more monarch or murderer?

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

3.8 out of 5
45 Ratings

45 Ratings

newzealandjohn ,

Ok

Ok if you want to hear about Russell Masterbating and living in a council house. Also too much left wing excusing of the excesses of their idols.

JessyGeorgiou ,

I couldn’t listen

I tried to listen the Tupac one and honestly it was painful. They kept saying his name wrong, they didn’t know anything about him they would would sort of like start off saying a fact about him but wouldn’t know the full story or any actually proper info and just end it with “and that sort of thing” or along those lines.

Also saying that being able to rap isn’t genius and saying it’s just rhyming words is so disrespectful. This is just rhyming words lamb fam slam ham Sam wham damn sham am bam glam jam tan man ran what Tupac and many other rappers do is insanely hard and just because you can learn other people’s raps and “do them impressively for other people” doesn’t mean that it’s easy to write them. Maybe you should stop rapping to Eminem and start writing your own lyrics if you are so clever.

Jon-T81 ,

Love it

Hilarious, interesting and irreverent. You’re probably going to be have your views challenged and some sacred cows will be addressed. Some people clearly can’t deal with that based on the comments. Show is hilarious.

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