The Museum Of Curiosity. John Lloyd. Copyright: BBC.

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.

Gallery 16 commissioned.

Gallery 14, Episode 1 - Meeting Eighty-One

John Lloyd and his new curator Bridget Christie open up the Museum's 14th gallery. Donating the first items are comedian Jessica Fostekew, fluid dynamnics expert Dr. Shini Somara, and writer Linda Agran.

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Linda Agran, a woman who once worked at the travel office at Dunlop who went on to create TV shows such as London's Burning, Minder, Widows and Poriot, offers up test cricket. Agran argues that it is best than the one-day game, arguing that if people can watch TV boxsets the they can watch a five-day game.

Engineer and 20-year-long former ballet student Dr Shini Somara, and who claims that there is no such thing as a stupid question in engineering, donates to the Museum a slotted screw. It is so important to engineering and you find them everywhere. Also, just so you know, ScrewFix don't just sell screws.

Comedian, writer, podcaster and former professional zombie Jessica Fostekew, who hosts the Hoovering podcast (about eating, not cleaning), provides a sign saying "Live, Love, Laugh", on the ground that they are a plague on both their houses and that she when she tries to do all three they make her sad.

Broadcast details

Monday 30th September 2019
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
John Lloyd Host / Presenter
Bridget Christie Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jessica Fostekew Guest
Shini Somara Guest
Linda Agran Guest
Production team
Anne Miller Producer
Victoria Lloyd Executive Producer

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