A Piece of String
A Piece of String
The podcast that brings together comedians and scientific minds to answer the biggest of all questions, ever. Each person brings a question. Someone secretly has an answer. Before each answer is revealed, the cast try to figure it out…
19. How Long Is A Cylindrical Wolf?
Jan 20 • 39 min
Matthew, Josie, Sophie and special guest Paul Stubley discuss an atmosphere made of fish, Champagne Boy, and eating three breals a day.
18. How Long Is Santa Claus On A Pendulum?
Dec 16, 2018 • 37 min
In our festive special Fran, Sophie, James Wells and Matthew discuss the Christmas stick, 1000 mince pies, and teething toddler Jesus.
17. How Long Is A Low Gravity Party?
Dec 1, 2018 • 32 min
Sophie, Matthew, Josie and special guest Paul Stubley discuss setting your hair on fire as a conversation starter, Popworld on Mars, and trampoline rooms.
16. How Long Is An Unwashable Broccoli?
Nov 18, 2018 • 44 min
Josie, Matthew, James Hay and special guest Paul Stubley discuss carpeted Everest, helium stockpiles and Hollywood frogs.
15. How Long Is A Gorilla’s Pet Dog?
Nov 4, 2018 • 47 min
James Hay, Josie, Matthew and special guest Paul Stubley discuss Clever Hans the maths horse, not chomping, and laser guided udder seekers.
14. How Long Is An Elizabethan Cat?
Oct 21, 2018 • 44 min
Matthew, James Wells, Josie and special guest James Hartley discuss ‘no-hands!’ surgery, last place blue, brown bread ice cream, and wine-glugging parrots.
13. How Long Is A Slug In A Gun?
Oct 7, 2018 • 37 min
Josie, Matthew, James Wells and special guest James Hartley discuss being like Mario, living underwater in a shopping centre, and death by jiggling.
11. How Long Is Riding A Plane To Safety?
Sep 16, 2018 • 34 min
James, Fran, Matthew and Tom discuss hangover causes and flying cats, with Fran speaking some Spanish thrown in. Warning: if you’re a nervous flier, this episode discusses plane crashes.
12. How Long Is A Thirsty Fish?
Sep 2, 2018 • 49 min
Tom, Matthew, Fran and James discuss forgetting names, swim bladders, which dog breed they each look like, and belly buttons.
10. How Long Is A Hole At The Pole?
Aug 20, 2018 • 51 min
Fran, James, Sophie and Matthew discuss albino zoos, rich people living on the inside of the earth, wolf packs and countless existential crises.
9. How Long Is A Democratic Dog Sneeze?
Aug 5, 2018 • 52 min
Matthew, Josie, Sophie and James discuss betraying your mates, 50 First Dates, mini-blink-sleeps, and Beyoncé loving whales.
8. How Long Is An Immigration Official On A Slide?
Jul 22, 2018 • 52 min
Sophie, James, Matthew and Josie discuss sneaky dolphins, building stars, the truth about how healthy it is to drink coffee, and high speed space junk.
7. How Long Is A Pair Of Leopard’s Sunglasses?
Jul 8, 2018 • 45 min
Josie, Matthew, James and Sophie discuss wailing loads, ‘Is it a bird or is it a train?’, horrendously un-relaxing experiences, and Sophie letting her shady bucket list slip.
6. How Long Is A Sweaty Platypus?
Jun 19, 2018 • 47 min
James, Sophie, Josie and Matthew discuss elephants that paint, sweating sunscreen, knee pits, and Josie giving Matthew’s videos the cold shoulder.
5. How Long Is A Tin Can In The Antarctic?
Jun 3, 2018 • 43 min
Matthew, Josie, Sophie and James discuss bee battle cries, stripping stars, Ice 7, and crying on the tube.
4. How Long Is Pure Thyme?
May 20, 2018 • 39 min
Sophie, Matthew, James and Josie discuss happy Denmark, chopping a water bear in half, rollerskating dogs, and the ballooniverse.
3. How Long Is A Self-Cloning Crayfish?
May 6, 2018 • 35 min
James, Sophie, Josie and Matt talk about powerful smarties, naughty beings in the sky, using lasers to spy on conversations, and 2003.
2. How Long Is A Language Made of Colours?
May 6, 2018 • 34 min
Josie, James, Matt and Sophie talk about reading two books at once, the pursuit of many legs, sardine milk, and supermarket musicals.
1. How Long Is A Zero-Gravity Worm?
May 6, 2018 • 34 min
Matt, Fran, Josie and James talk about dirty soap, eating your tail, fancy pink salt, and lonely whales.
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