• Sara Pascoe: The Modern Monkey

  • By: Sara Pascoe
  • Narrated by: Sara Pascoe
  • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
  • Performance
  • Release date: 05-04-18
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: BBC Digital Audio
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 (4 ratings)

Summary

Sara Pascoe explores our modern social world though theories of evolutionary psychology and more. 
In a brand-new stand-up show recorded in front of live audiences in museums, Sara asks how our past influences our modern lives and how come we can still get emotionally hijacked by our primitive emotions.
Sara says, "I've been obsessing about the ape behaviours visible in our 'civilised' human interactions for nearly as long as I've been plotting to get a Radio 4 series. I'm thrilled that I've been given the opportunity to use the latter to explore the former - I'm off to eat lice out of friends' fur to celebrate."
©2018 Sara Pascoe (P)2018 BBC Digital Audio
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Critic reviews

 "Always clever and sometimes exquisite." (The Independent)
"Pascoe's lively mind teases out big questions with intelligence, silliness and self-deprecation to make a near-perfect show." (The Guardian)
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Customer Reviews

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4 out of 5 stars
By Mark Twain on 21-04-18

Monkey Do

One of the best comedians around but this is quite short for the cost and repeats a lot of her live/ podcast routines from the last couple of years. Looking forward to the next book with new material :)

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5 out of 5 stars
By Stephen Blake on 17-04-18

Superbly funny and erudite

Very funny, well thought out, cleverly researched and brilliantly performed. Made me constantly luagh out loud.

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