Meet new series for children and young people from CBBC “How to be Epic@ Everything”. Would you like to know how to survive shark attack, snake bite, lightning storm, and zombie attack or even how to survive on Mars? Or maybe, you would like to become epic at “more regular” skills and situations – to know how to play a rock guitar, drums or bagpipes, spin a basketball, make a tap dance, do a magic trick, make an ice cream, groom a horse, milk a cow or skim a stone? No problem – a line of experts will explain and even show you how to handle quite extreme, crazy situations or help you with the random things and skills you are interested in. These series proves that learning can be interesting, fun and exciting.
In all series situations are handled with humor but treated very seriously. What are the experts who are ready to help? Here are a few of them (in alphabetical order):
Aaron Craze is a celebrity chef who often appears on the TV series related to cooking. He also presents CBBC shows „Junior Bake Off“ and „Pet School“.
The Blowfish, heavy metal marine biologist, the son of a veterinary surgeon, understands the value and beauty of animals from the young age. Now Blowfish devotes himself to teaching the marvel of wildlife and the importance of conservation of species to kids and young people.
Ben Hanlin. He is a young magician, who has spent the last decade performing close-up & stage magic at various events. Also he has made a series “Breaking Magic” for Discovery Channel and is a presenter on CBBC.
Charlie Higson, the successful author, actor, comedian and writer for TV and radio. He is the author of phenomenally successful Young Bond series and bestselling zombie-adventure series for teenagers.
Fran Scott has a Masters and First Class Degree in Neuroscience. Annoyed by the constant over-complication of science Fran uses her knowledge to convert science for the masses by making it not only jargon-free, easy to understand and accurate, but also bringing entertainment and excitement to the subject.
Lewis Dartnell is an astrobiology researcher at University College London investigating the possibility of microbial life surviving on the surface of Mars. In year 2007 he published a popular science book introducing astrobiology, “Life in the Universe: A Beginner’s Guide”.
Noel Sharkey is professor of artificial intelligence and robots, and also the professor of public engagement, at the University of Sheffield.
Paul ‘Chalky’ White with his 24 years military experience is an expert in all areas of survival training. Chalky has been recognized for his skills and was assigned for SERE mentoring. He is a specialist responsible for training military survival instructors. Paul ‘Chalky’ White has conducted environmental survival training in moderate, onshore, desert, mountainous and extremely cold weather regions.
Phil Manning, Dr. heads the Paleontology Research Group in the School of Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences (SEAES) at the University of Manchester.
Ricky Boleto is TV presenter and journalist on CBBC Newsround.
It is obvious that with the help from such a great team of experts you will be able to become Epic@ Everything.