James O'Brien's Mystery Hour

James O'Brien's Mystery Hour

United States

If you've ever wondered "why", then this is the hour for you. Sometimes simple, sometimes intelligent, but almost always entertaining, probably the best hour of radio you could ever download!

Episodes

Would stomach acid burn your skin?  

Also why do wheels look like they are going backwards?

James O'Brien - The Whole Show - 25 Nov 16  

Listen to James O'Brien's phone-in show, which will make you think - and possibly change your outlook on the big stories.

Where was the first ever University?  

Also why does a BCG leave a mark and why does Pearl get goosebumps?

James O'Brien's Mystery Hour  

If you've ever wondered "why", then this is the hour for you. Sometimes simple, sometimes intelligent, but almost always entertaining, probably the best hour of radio you could ever download!

DNA is it exactly 50/50?  

Why do eyelids twitch?

Do animals learn to run faster?  

Also, hunkydory - what's the origin?

A special charity mystery hour - featuring Jones 'The Engineer'  

If you've ever wondered "why", then this is the hour for you. Sometimes simple, sometimes intelligent, but almost always entertaining, probably the best hour of radio you could ever download!

Aled Jones makes a surprise appearance on Mystery Hour  

Are there motorbike adverts and the patterns on a cat?

Why do my headphones get tangled up?!  

If you've ever wondered "why", then this is the hour for you. Sometimes simple, sometimes intelligent, but almost always entertaining, probably the best hour of radio you could ever download!

How are the letters on bus stops decided?  

Also, 'man alive' where does that saying come from?

How do the police name their operations?  

Also how do posters get in the windows of closed down shops?

When does a Master become a Mr?  

Also belly fat, wobbly or hard, what's the difference?

Can a swan break your arm?  

Also when was the first ever puzzle?

Food fads - how do they come about?  

Also, why do we have stones on railway tracks?

Why are all bubbles white?  

And the the umbilical cord what happens when it's cut off?

Another Mystery Hour With Many Belly Laughs  

If you've ever wondered "why", then this is the hour for you. Sometimes simple, sometimes intelligent, but almost always entertaining, probably the best hour of radio you could ever download!

Why did my water freeze?  

Also, find out the one question we couldn't get an answer for?

James O'Brien's Mystery Hour - 14 Jul 16  

If you've ever wondered "why", then this is the hour for you. Sometimes simple, sometimes intelligent, but almost always entertaining, probably the best hour of radio you could ever download!

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