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The Museum Of Curiosity

BBC Radio 4 panel show where guest donate to a virtual museum. 85 episodes (pilot + 14 series), 2007 - 2019. Stars John Lloyd, Bill Bailey, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and others.

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Gallery 2, Episode 5 - Meeting Eleven

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

Further details

Professor of Journalism at the University of Sunderland Kate Adie donates something that thousands of people have been trying to get their hands on - the Holy Grail.

The comedian Jon Richardson decides to give the Museum something that actually exists. His donation is Hannah Hauxwell, a woman who lived on her own happily in the Yorkshire Dales for about 12 years with no running water.

Co-creator of Spitting Image and now maker of vases Roger Law gives to the Museum something that may exist in the future, which is the perfect English Spot rabbit, with the correct number of spots and the fur pattern.


The full episode title is "Meeting Eleven - Rooms 81-83: The Holy Grail, Hannah Hauxwell & The Perfect English Spot Rabbit".

Broadcast details

Monday 1st June 2009
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    John Lloyd Host / Presenter
    Sean Lock Host / Presenter
    Guest cast
    Kate Adie Guest
    Jon Richardson Guest
    Roger Law Guest
    Production team
    Richard Turner Producer
    Dan Schreiber Producer
    James Harkin Researcher
    Molly Oldfield Researcher

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