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Best Molly Oldfield podcasts we could find (updated June 2020)
Best Molly Oldfield podcasts we could find
Updated June 2020
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Children are full of curiosity and questions about the world. Each Friday, join Molly Oldfield, the very first question writer (or QI Elf) on the BBC TV show QI and author of three books as she answers questions - with the help of experts from Neil Gaiman to the fish curators at the Natural History Museum - sent into the show by children around the world. If you're a kid with questions you want answered or if you want to learn interesting facts about life on earth, this is the award winning ...
 
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This week we answer three questions, how are dictionaries made? How are Blue Plaques decided and how is earwax made? Our guest expert is Catherine Sangster from the Oxford English Dictionary! Find out who the first blue plaque ever was for and how they are made in Cornwall. Do subscribe to the podcast wherever you listen to it and tell all your fri…
 
Today we answer four spring like questions, they are from Seraphina, Alex, Elizabeth and Anurada they are: how do buds appear on trees? how do trees make their leaves? what the husks of seeds are made out of? Why are blueberries skin blue? A big thank you to Seraphina, Elizabeth, Anurada and Alex for this week’s questions and to Jess Evans at the N…
 
Hello and welcome to episode 58 of Everything Under The Sun – I hope everyone is doing okay at home! This week we're talking about sleepy sloths, dreams and camels. Our first question is about a sleepy animal, called a sloth and it comes from Alice, 5, she would like to know why do sloths sleep so much? We also discuss Catrin's question, which is w…
 
Hello and welcome to episode 57 of Everything Under The Sun – a weekly podcast answering all the most pressing questions children around the world have about life on earth! Even though we can’t visit any at the moment there are still lots of countries out there filled with children doing the same thing as you – staying at home! I thought we’d have …
 
Hello and welcome to episode 56 of Everything Under The Sun – a weekly podcast answering all the most pressing questions children around the world have about life on earth! My name is Molly and today I have three questions for you: The first is who was the first comedian? We find out all about the history of comedy and funny people of the past from…
 
Hello and welcome to episode 55 of Everything Under The Sun! I know a lot of you children listening might be at home at the moment, hopefully with lots of people around you having fun but still you might be missing your friends a bit as lots of schools have closed for a while - if so this is for you! I hope you enjoy the show and remember, do send …
 
Hello and welcome to 54th episode of Everything Under the Sun, a weekly podcast answering all the most pressing questions children around the world have about life on earth. My name is Molly and today I have three questions! They’re about armadillos, music and mermaids! Our first question comes from Wolf, who lives in Paraguay! He sent me a photo o…
 
Bumblebees! Baboons! Saguaros! This episode is for all the children who are going to be at home for a while, this is so you can all hear each other's voices and learn new things! Please do send your favourite episode of Everything Under The Sun to your friends so they can listen and learn new things! Remember if you'd like to send in a question you…
 
Hello and Welcome to a very special episode of Everything Under The Sun. Today is the 52nd episode of the podcast, which means this beloved podcast has taken a full trip around the sun! It has been such a lovely year of making Everything Under The Sun, because I’ve had such fun creating it. I love waking up to find your questions waiting for me eac…
 
Today’s questions are about DEW, BUBBLES and HICCUPS. First up is Maggie who would like to know - what is dew? Find out how water can be three things, and how it turns into dew. Our next question is why do bubbles pop? To answer it I have writer, physicist, oceanographer Helen Czerski, who knows all about bubbles! She’s written a book called Bubble…
 
Today we’re answering three questions about LONG things! One’s about long hair, the next about long necks and the last about long breaths! Our first question comes from Sophie, she would like to know: how long would it take for my hair to be like Rapunzel? Hear from top hairdresser Lino Carbosiero MBE about how long it would take as well as some ti…
 
This week on the podcast we find out about horses and their shoes, zebras and their noises and sneezing animals! Our first question is from Isabel, she would like to know, what noise does a zebra make? Have a listen to zebras bark, bray, nicker and snort, all the sounds they make depending on what they're up to. Next we hear from Ted who would like…
 
Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Today is a day people send cards, roses and chocolate to the ones they love. So our first two questions are about those two lovely things! Find out why roses have thorns to protect themselves, as well as what primrose means and what flowers to look out for right now in Europe - if that’s where you live - as signs of …
 
Merry Christmas Everyone! This week we tackle four questions. They are: Mrs Christmas help Father Christmas to see who is naughty and who is nice? Neil Gaiman, author of Coraline, Stardust, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, the picture books about a sneezing panda called Chu and wonderful books is here to answer that one for us with a tale of Mrs C…
 
Hello and welcome to 47th episode of Everything Under the Sun. This week’s show is made with support from the Natural History Museum in London. They have a magazine called Wild World for children who are members of the museum. In this magazine they recently ran a competition for two readers to win the chance to have their question answered on Every…
 
This week’s questions are about politics, plastic and how climate change affects polar bears. Poet Benjamin Zephaniah talks us through what it might be like to have no Prime Minister, and we find out about the plastic problem in our oceans as well as all about the perils facing polar bears. Subscribe to the show to never miss an episode and do send…
 
Everything Under the Sun is back! This week we're answering questions about autumn leaves, birds nests and football! To answer the question about leaves we have Karen from The Woodland Trust in England. Join us to discover how trees hibernate a bit like hedgehogs and why they make beautiful coloured leaves that fall in Autumn. Find out all about bi…
 
Today is the 44th episode of Everything Under the Sun, a weekly podcast answering all the most pressing questions children around the world have about life on earth. Our first question comes from Violet and Tabitha who are twins! They would like to know where identical twins come from? To answer their question we have Dr. Chris van Tulleken who is …
 
Art Under The Sun! This week our first question is why do people make art? To answer it we have Oliver Jeffers who is a brilliant artist who paints, illustrates, makes sculptures and creates books including The Heart and the Bottle, Here We Are, The Day the Crayons Quit, Stuck, Lost and Found and his new book The Fate of Fausto. So he’s the perfect…
 
How does Yoga help you Relax?How do Springs on a Trampoline help you Bounce so High? Why do Roller Coasters make your Tummy Tickle? Hello and welcome to 42nd episode of Everything Under the Sun, a weekly podcast answering all the most pressing questions children around the world have about life on earth. Today our first question comes from Sophia, …
 
Today we’re talking about FRUIT! Our first fruity question comes from Tessa, she would like to know, where do fruits come from? To answer Tessa’s fab question we have Sir Tim Smit who built the amazing Eden Project and restored an incredible, wild, botanical garden called The Lost Gardens of Heligan. They are both in Cornwall and incredible places …
 
Today we’re talking TREES and the Amazon Rainforest. Our first question comes from Jude, he would like to know how many trees there in the world, find out how many trillion trees grow on earth and how they were counted. Next up is Luca, who asks why are trees important? To answer him we have Bella Lack who is only 16 but has been campaigning for th…
 
Hello! It’s episode 39 of Everything Under the Sun and were talking about FIRSTS! The First Artists, the First Sports and the First musical instruments! The first question is from Emily, who lives in South Africa, she would like to know who was the first artist? To answer Emily’s question I have a one of my favourite artists, the whimsical wonderfu…
 
This week’s questions are all about our bodies! Find out why we have an appendix with Dr. Chiara Hunt, she is a doctor and runs The Bump Class for Mums and Dads who are about to have a baby. She also co-hosts a podcast for parents called The Parent Hood with her sister Marina Fogle, which I went on earlier this year to talk about children and curio…
 
Hello and welcome to episode 37 of Everything Under the Sun, a weekly podcast answering all the most pressing questions children around the world have about life on earth. Today our questions are all about animals and eating! Our question comes Cormac who wants to know about snakes and eating! He’d like to know how many monkey a python can eat in o…
 
Hello! This week because the Ashes cricket match between England and Australia has just begun our first question is about cricket. It is from Matilda who would like to know why cricket is called cricket and what are the ashes? To answer it I have cricket legend, Mikey Holding, one of the fastest bowlers ever and a top cricket commentator who knows …
 
Hello! This week we’re chatting about the sky! The sky itself and why it is blue, clouds that float through it and birds that fly through it. Our first question comes from Sophia she would like to know why the sky is blue? We find out all about how sunlight is filled with all the colours of the rainbow and how it moves in waves, some short and some…
 
Everything Around The MOON! July the 20th will mark the 50th anniversary of when humans first landed on the moon! Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Mike Collins made it to the moon. Mike Collins stayed in the command module and Buzz and Neil walked on the moon. Neil Armstrong strode out first and said: “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap…
 
Hello and welcome to episode 32 of Everything Under the Sun, a weekly podcast answering all the most pressing questions children around the world have about life on earth. Our first question comes from a whole class full of children, from Year three at Bolton Primary School, they would like to know: Why did Tut become King at age 9 and how did he d…
 
Hello and welcome to episode 32 of Everything Under the Sun! This week I went to the Bradford Literary Festival to talk about my books, The Secret Museum, WOW Museums, Natural Wonders of the World as well as Everything Under The Sun. When I was there talking to 400 children we all recorded a question, from Darrell who was one of the children at the…
 
Everything in the Multiverse! This week is episode 31 of Everything Under The Sun and we’re answering questions from Charlie, Menashe and Ray about The Big Bang, the storm on Jupiter and all the funny noises a capybara makes! They're a giant rodent that looks like a huge guinea pig that lives in South America. To answer Charlie’s question we have P…
 
Reptiles! Lizards that walk on Water! Toes! Join us today to listen to the answers to three questions, from Ralph, Lila and Julia. They would like to know why reptiles are so shy, how some lizards walk on water and what our toes are for! To answer Ralph’s question we have Paolo Viscardi, who is a curator in the National Museum of Ireland, he works …
 
This Sunday is Father’s Day in the UK, so this week is a celebration of Daddy’s and male things! Our first question is from Tasso who would like to know which animal makes the best Daddy? Find out about a tiny monkey called a Pygmy marmoset – the smallest monkey in the world - arctic wolves, emperor penguins and perhaps the best Dads of all – seaho…
 
Today I have three questions about the OCEAN and creatures in it! Because June 8th is World Oceans Day, a global celebration with hundreds of events around the world celebrating the ocean, including Everything Under The Sun with this show! Our first question comes from Emmeline and Elkie, they would like to know why the sea is salty? Our answer com…
 
Everything Under The Sun is on holiday this week (researching next week’s episode about the oceans by swimming in it!) but we recently won a bronze at the British Podcast Awards for Best Family Podcast so we thought it would be fun to share the entry we made for that awards, which has highlights from the first few months of the show! A celebration …
 
Hello, Hello, Hello! We have news! Everything Under The Sun won a bronze award at the British Podcast Awards, we were so pleased to win an award after only twenty three episodes, so thank to all of you for listening, telling your friends, sending in questions and generally being amazing! You're all wonderful, thank you. I’m also writing a book full…
 
Butterflies! We all love seeing them flying around in spring and summer, so to celebrate their arrival this year this week's episode is all about them. We answer three questions, from Martha & Heidi, Natty and Fynn! They would like to know: Why do caterpillars turn into butterflies? What happens inside cocoons? and do butterflies have bones? Find o…
 
We have our first history question this week! Answered by top historian, Dan Snow. It comes from Ethan who would like to know how many men were in a Roman army? Dan Snow tells us the answer, which is more complicated than you’d think! Dan tells us about some different battles and how many men took part. Discover how local men were recruited and how…
 
Frida asks our first question which is, do aliens exist? Find out what Doug from the Science Museum thinks, where scientists think alien life might live, such as on exoplanets – planets outside of our solar system! Plus a reminder of how lucky we are to be here on a planet that gives us all we need, fresh air, water and oxygen to breathe! So let’s …
 
Hello, hello, hello! Welcome to the 23rd episode of Everything Under The Sun, which this week is about OCEANS! We have three questions from Molly, Cooper and Lara, which are: How Much Water is in All the Oceans? How violently did Titanic shake when it hit the Iceberg? And What is the Deadliest Shark and why? Find out how much of the Earth’s water i…
 
ROOOOOAAAAAARR! It’s a dinosaur special this week, with help from dinosaur experts at the Natural History Museum in London and Tring. This week we answer questions from Darcy, Jake and Marcus who would like to know about dinosaurs. Then we have a special EASTER question from Aoife, because it’s now Easter weekend! First up Darcy’s question is “what…
 
Birds! Birds! Birds! Welcome to episode twenty one of Everything Under the Sun, a weekly podcast answering all the most pressing questions children around the world have about life on earth. This week the show is all about birds, nests and eggs! Before we start there is EXCITING NEWS! Everything Under The Sun is nominated for Best Family Podcast in…
 
Spheres! Round things! The Moon! Bubbles! Planets! This week’s perfectly circular, spherical, round show is all about things of similar shapes. As usual we’re answering brilliant questions from children. This week we have Dotty, Ahmed and Evelyn, they would like to know: Why do we only see one side of the moon? Why do planets have cores? Why do par…
 
Animal mums! Paints! Colourful creatures! This colourful episode of Everything Under The Sun has three lovely questions! Since it’s almost Mother’s Day our first question is about Mums, it comes from Lara who wants to “Which animals make the best Mummy?” Well there are LOTS of great Mummy’s in the animal kingdom. Find out about orang-utan Mums, gor…
 
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