3 series of 16 episodes
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Stephen K Amos and his pick of the circuit's best stand-up comedians build an idiot's guide to everyday life.
From raising children and first impressions, to dishonesty and journeys of self discovery, who better than a bunch of stand-ups to guide us through life's existential maze?
Series 1 2012
First broadcast: Wednesday 7th March 2012
Sara Pascoe, Matt Forde, Carey Marx and David O'Doherty offer an idiot's guide to dishonesty.
2. First Impressions
First broadcast: Wednesday 14th March 2012
Craig Campbell joins Stephen K Amos to offer an idiot's guide to the topic of First Impressions.
First broadcast: Wednesday 21st March 2012
Ava Vidal, Howard Read, Andy Wilkinson and Lucy Porter offer a guide to raising children.
4. Standing Tall
First broadcast: Wednesday 28th March 2012
Maeve Higgins, Tom Allen and Phil Nichol join Stephen K Amos to offer a guide to standing tall.
Series 2 2013
1. Role Models
First broadcast: Thursday 17th January 2013
Stephen K Amos is joined by Sarah Kendall, Grainne Maguire and James Acaster to joke about being a role model in the 21st century.
2. Facing Your Fears
First broadcast: Thursday 24th January 2013
Stephen K Amos is joined by stand-ups Michael Redmond, Holly Walsh and Boothby Graffoe (and a particularly nervous audience member) to compile an Idiot's Guide to Facing Your Fears.
3. Living With Technology
First broadcast: Thursday 31st January 2013
Stephen K Amos is joined by Marlon Davis, Jarlath Reagan and Lloyd Langford to consider the pros and cons of living with technology.
4. Crime And Punishment
First broadcast: Thursday 7th February 2013
Stephen K Amos is joined by stand-up comedians Alfie Moore, Ava Vidal and Richard Herring to compile an Idiot's Guide to Crime and Punishment.
5. Midlife Crisis
First broadcast: Thursday 14th February 2013
Stephen K Amos and comedian guests Fred MacAulay, Angela Barnes and Greg Proops compile an Idiot's Guide to having your midlife crisis.
6. Health And Medicine
First broadcast: Thursday 21st February 2013
Stephen K Amos is joined by Paul Sinha, Andre Vincent and John Hegley to compile an Idiot's Guide to Health and Medicine.
Series 3 2014
First broadcast: Tuesday 24th June 2014
Stephen K Amos is joined by Stephen Grant, Nish Kumar and Andrew Maxwell.
2. Breaking Up
First broadcast: Tuesday 1st July 2014
Stephen K Amos is joined by comedians Susan Murray, Tom Craine and Josie Long to present a guide to breaking up.
3. Beliefs And Opinion
First broadcast: Tuesday 8th July 2014
Stephen K Amos is joined by comedians Wil Hodgson, Gavin Webster and Shazia Mirza to present a guide to belief and opinion.
4. Coming Of Age
First broadcast: Tuesday 15th July 2014
Stephen K Amos is joined by comedians Mae Martin, Travis Jay and Dan Antopolski to present a guide to coming of age.
5. Penny Pinching And Austerity
First broadcast: Tuesday 22nd July 2014
Stephen K Amos and his comedy friends compile a guide to life. Stephen is joined by comedians Suzi Ruffell, Tom Rhodes and Andy Zaltzman to present a guide to penny pinching and austerity.
First broadcast: Tuesday 29th July 2014
Stephen K Amos is joined by comedians Jason Cook, Brendon Burns and Robin Ince to present a guide to mortality.
2012 - 2014
BBC Radio 4
16 (3 series)
Stephen K Amos
Stephen K Amos