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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.

Next new episode is on Monday at 6:30pm. Gallery 15, Episode 4
Catch-up on Episode 3 on BBC Sounds   Gallery 15, Episode 3 is repeated on Sunday at 12pm.

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1. Meeting Seven

First broadcast: Monday 4th May 2009

This week's steering committee are musician Brian Eno, co-founder of Viz Chris Donald and host of Genius Dave Gorman. Donations include "the urge to press red buttons that you know you shouldn't press".

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2. Meeting Eight

First broadcast: Monday 11th May 2009

Comedian Tim Fitzhigham, physicist Simon Singh, and Gavin Pretor-Pinney, author of The Cloudspotter's Guide and co-founder of The Idler donate Don Quixote, a pigeon-spattered telescope and an extremely rare cloud to the museum.

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3. Meeting Nine

First broadcast: Monday 18th May 2009

With biologist Rupert Sheldrake, historian Bettany Hughes and stand-up comedian and star of The Thick of It Chris Addison.

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4. Meeting Ten

First broadcast: Monday 25th May 2009

With American comedian John Hodgman, naturalist Charlotte Uhlenbroek and psychologist Oliver James.

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5. Meeting Eleven

First broadcast: Monday 1st June 2009

With comedian and BBC 6 Music DJ Jon Richardson, war reporter Kate Adie and the co-creator of Spitting Image Roger Law.

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6. Meeting Twelve

First broadcast: Monday 8th June 2009

With writer and critic Clive James, fantasy author Philip Pullman and musical comedian Tim Minchin.

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Release date: Thursday 3rd June 2010

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...