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.

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Gallery 2, Episode 4 - Meeting Ten

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

Further details

Naturalist Charlotte Uhlenbroek chooses to donate to the Museum a chimpanzee rain dance, while also demonstrating her knowledge of chimp language.

American comedian and resident "Expert" on The Daily Show John Hodgman decides to donate something infinitely large - all of the knowledge in the entire world.

Psychologist Oliver James donates the probably bronze name plate belonging to Matt Ridley when he was chairman of Northern Rock, and goes on to explain Britain's current economic mess.


The full episode title is "Meeting Ten - Rooms 50-52: A Chimpanzee Rain Dance, Complete World Knowledge & Matt Ridley's Desk Toblerone".

Broadcast details

Monday 25th May 2009
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
John Lloyd Host / Presenter
Sean Lock Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Oliver James Guest
Charlotte Uhlenbroek Guest
John Hodgman Guest
Production team
Richard Turner Producer
Dan Schreiber Producer

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