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The Museum Of Curiosity

BBC Radio 4 panel show where guests donate to a virtual museum. 91 episodes (pilot + 15 series), 2007 - 2020. Stars John Lloyd, Bill Bailey, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and others.

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1. Meeting One

First broadcast: Wednesday 20th February 2008

With palaeontologist Richard Fortey, comedian Sean Lock and extra-loud actor Brian Blessed.

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2. Meeting Two

First broadcast: Wednesday 27th February 2008

With military historian Gary Sheffield, non-military historian Fran Beauman, and non-military non-historian Ben Elton.

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3. Meeting Three

First broadcast: Wednesday 5th March 2008

With semi-professional comedian Arthur Smith, particle physicist Frank Close and historian Ronald Hutton.

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4. Meeting Four

First broadcast: Wednesday 12th March 2008

With writer and journalist Victoria Finlay, fascist-turned-socialist comic Kevin Day and nature documentary maker Alastair Fothergill.

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5. Meeting Five

First broadcast: Wednesday 19th March 2008

With modern-day polymath Jonathan Miller, science writer Philip Ball and mathematican Marcus du Sautoy.

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6. Meeting Six

First broadcast: Wednesday 26th March 2008

With science writer John Gribbin, comedian Alan Davies and anchorite (that's a hermit) Martha Reeves.

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Release date: Thursday 8th January 2009

The Museum of Curiosity is BBC Radio 4's monumental comedy edifice, and the only one with gargoyles in the foyer. It allows nothing inside unless it makes you scratch your head, stroke your chin or, at the very least, go 'Hmm'. Secondly, it is almost completely empty. Fortunately, helping to...

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