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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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Gallery 12, Episode 2 - Meeting Sixty-Nine

With comedian Joe Lycett, sociologist Prof Tom Shakespeare and television presenter and writer Konnie Huq.

Further details

Joe Lycett, the comedian, author of humorous complaint letters, and the performer of an Edinburgh Fringe show called That's the Way A-ha A-ha Joe Lycett, offers a half-folded towel. This is because he watched videos of a woman named Maria folding towels and this gives him "brain tingles".

Tom Shakespeare, a sociologist at the University of East Anglia who worked for five years at the World Health Organisation, and a man who once used the word "antidisestablishmentarianism" correctly on Question Time, provides a rolling armchair, a type of wheelchair belonging to Georges Couthon, a French lawyer and revolutionary. It is to show how wheelchairs have progressed.

Konnie Huq, the longest-running female presenter on Blue Peter, and world record holder for among other things starring in the world's fastest panto and the world's fastest duvet change, gives the Museum a Blue Peter badge. She is the only presenter not to have a gold badge because she lost one, and eBay stops people from selling them on.

Broadcast details

Monday 15th January 2018
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
John Lloyd Host / Presenter
Sally Phillips Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Joe Lycett Guest
Tom Shakespeare Guest
Konnie Huq Guest
Production team
Richard Turner Producer
Anne Miller Producer

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