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 10, Episode 1 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra on Tuesday at 4pm.

Gallery 15, Episode 1 - Meeting Eighty-Eight

Professor of Ignorance John Lloyd and the Museum's brand new curator Alice Levine are joined by writer and presenter Danny Wallace, broadcaster and tech expert Georgia Lewis Anderson, and Agatha Christie's great-grandson and CEO of Agatha Christie Ltd, James Prichard.

Further details

James Prichard, the CEO of Agatha Christie Ltd the great-grandson of the great writer Agatha Christie, and despite being Welsh has never been able to sell any of her books in Welsh, donates Agatha Christie's favourite mug, which is almost a litre, has the words "Don't be greedy" on it, and from which she drank cream out of.

Georgia Lewis Anderson, a former music journalist, now a broadcaster, podcaster, tech expert, and a woman who makes conversations for robots, offers up a mobile phone inside a crystal ball. This is to represent horoscope apps, mixing old beliefs with modern technology.

Danny Wallace, a comedian who has started his own cult, said yes to everything, started his own country in his own flat, and who has recently written a book about rudeness, provides a giant balloon that was used in the sport of balloon hopping. The sport never took off because people crashed into things, but it became popular in the USA.

Broadcast details

Monday 7th September 2020
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
John Lloyd Host / Presenter
Alice Levine Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Danny Wallace Guest
Georgia Lewis Anderson Guest
James Prichard Guest
Production team
Anne Miller Producer
Victoria Lloyd Executive Producer

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