Gallery 2, Episode 6 - Meeting Twelve
The critic, writer and poet Clive James gives to the Museum a P-51 Mustang, an American aeroplane which helped to win World War II. Clive also demonstrates his vast knowledge of war planes.
The Australian musical comedian Tim Minchin donates the notion of tempting fate and which leads to a look at all those strange superstitions we still believe in.
Philip Pullman, the author of the His Dark Materials series, gives to museum a collection of inventions that are now used for things that they were not designed for, such as nitroglycerine, the "@" symbol and the human appendix.
The full episode title is "Meeting Twelve - Rooms 7-9: A P-51 Mustang, Tempting Fate & Inventions Being Used For Things They Were Not Designed For".
- Monday 8th June 2009
- BBC Radio 4
- 30 minutes
Cast & crew
|John Lloyd||Host / Presenter|
|Sean Lock||Host / Presenter|