A feast of words written for song, for print and for laughs on this episode of Cabinet of Wonders. New music, duets, and a stand against the drum machine. Then, novelist Colson Whitehead, on the trauma he survived at the hands of Coca Cola.
Seth’s Cabinet of Wonders — It’s always a surprise to sort through Seth’s cabinet of wonders – who knows what we’ll find! In this cramped cupboard, tucked between shelves of worm gears and used clarinet reeds, we discover a forgotten U.S. sea floor laboratory … copies of the new Cosmos TV series … evidence of science fiction’s predictive powers … software that may replace scientists … and tips on surviving a deadly poison (hint: it helps to be a snake).
Student cooking - the panel reminisce about the worst thing they have ever cooked. Other topics include: traditional feasting rituals, using up post-Christmas cheeses and what really constitutes ‘fasting’.
Jay Rayner hosts a special edition of the food panel show recorded at Edinburgh Festival Fringe. This episode also features food writer and Scottish chef Sue Lawrence as a guest panellist.