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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 14, Episode 3 - Meeting Eighty-Three

John and Bridget this week are joined by comedian Ahir Shah, historian Fern Riddell and physicist Bobby Acharya.

Further details

Prof Bobby Acharya, a theoretical physicist at King's College London and part-time DJ, provides the Extra Dimension Observtory, an idea for a lab in the future that could be staffed by people from across the galaxy created after, "The Second Intergalactic War".

Dr. Fern Riddell, a historian specialising in the Victorians, the historical expert for Ripper Street and an expert on the Suffragettes, donates The Fruits of Philosophy published by Annie Besant, one of the earliest advocates of birth control.

Ahir Shah, stand-up comedian who began at the age of 15, and first performed at the Fringe at the age of 17, offers up a tin of tobacco, in order to represent addiction to nicotine, which he has.

Broadcast details

Monday 14th October 2019
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
John Lloyd Host / Presenter
Bridget Christie Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Ahir Shah Guest
Fern Riddell Guest
Bobby Acharya Guest
Production team
Anne Miller Producer
Victoria Lloyd Executive Producer

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