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Evil Genius with Russell Kane

BBC

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

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

Location:

London, United Kingdom

Networks:

BBC

Description:

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

Language:

English


Episodes

Lara Croft, Tomb Raider

3/24/2022
Sikisa, Sarah Callaghan and Ivo Graham dig the dirt on Tomb Raider, Lara Croft

Duration:00:36:23

Richard Nixon

3/17/2022
Athena Kugblenu, Lou Sanders and Nathan Caton decide: Evilgate or Geniusgate?

Duration:00:41:00

Frida Kahlo

3/10/2022
Gráinne Maguire, Harriet Braine and Hal Cruttenden paint a not-so-pretty picture of the Mexican artist. This episode was recorded before the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Duration:00:42:52

Sigmund Freud

3/3/2022
Sophie Duker, Rhys James and Evelyn Mok analyse the father of psychoanalysis

Duration:00:36:05

Allen Ginsberg

2/24/2022
Gráinne Maguire, Harriet Braine and Hal Cruttenden beat up beat poet Allen Ginsberg.

Duration:00:45:09

Genghis Khan

2/17/2022
Esther Manito, Robin Morgan and Sarah Mills discuss whether the warrior was actually woke

Duration:00:40:45

Notorious B.I.G.

2/10/2022
Lou Sanders, Nathan Caton and Athena Kugblenu decide whether they're hypnotized by Biggie

Duration:00:33:36

Wernher von Braun; the rocket scientist who put man on the moon

2/3/2022
Sikisa, Sarah Callaghan and Ivo Graham take a look at the man behind the Apollo missions.

Duration:00:38:07

Virginia Woolf

1/27/2022
Sophie Duker, Rhys James and Evelyn Mok decide if Virginia is more Woolf or puppy dog.

Duration:00:42:57

Cecil Rhodes: the man behind the row about controversial statues

1/20/2022
Johnny Cochrane, Thanyia Moore and Olga Koch knock down the man behind the big statues controversy currently raging - should statues of evil geniuses from history stay up?

Duration:00:37:58

Elizabeth I

1/13/2022
Robin Morgan, Esther Manito & Sarah Mills on the Virgin Queen. Pure evil or pure genius?

Duration:00:42:46

Prince

1/6/2022
Olga Koch, Thanyia Moore and Johnny Cochrane uncover some truths about The Purple One

Duration:00:50:10

Evil Genius with Russell Kane returns Thu 6th Jan!

12/30/2021
Russell and panel are back, kicking off with The Purple One himself...music icon, Prince.

Duration:00:01:08

James Bond

4/1/2021
Rob Beckett, Athena Kugblenu & Heidi Regan decide whether to use the ejector seat on Bond

Duration:00:43:40

Diego Maradona

3/25/2021
Will Jon Richardson, Johnny Cochrane and Susie McCabe give Maradona the red card?

Duration:00:46:28

Che Guevara

3/19/2021
Comrades Ria Lina, Esther Manito and Michael Odewale dissect the Argentine revolutionary.

Duration:00:47:50

Che Guevara

3/19/2021
Comrades Ria Lina, Esther Manito and Michael Odewale dissect the Argentine revolutionary.

Duration:00:53:58

Dr Seuss

3/12/2021
The controversial children's author.How will Josh Jones, Ola Labib & Joanne McNally vote?

Duration:00:46:23

Billie Holiday

3/4/2021
Sophie Duker, Daliso Chaponda and Kemah Bob riff over jazz singer Billie Holiday, who sang Strange Fruit.

Duration:00:42:46

Kellogg

2/25/2021
Fern Brady, Alison Spittle and Alex Edelman on John Harvey Kellogg, man of cornflakes.

Duration:00:42:29