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The Museum Of Curiosity

BBC Radio 4 panel show where guest donate to a virtual museum. 80 episodes (pilot + 13 series), 2007 - 2019. Stars John Lloyd, Bill Bailey, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and others.

Another series is in development.

Gallery 4, Episode 2 - Meeting Twenty

Featuring advertising expert Rory Sutherland, marine biologist Helen Scales and the creator of Father Ted and The IT Crowd Graham Linehan.

Further details

The Irish comedy writer Graham Linehan, the man behind Father Ted and The IT Crowd, donates a cassette tape to the museum as an example of "the way things were".

Marine biologist Helen Scales provides the museum with a tank full of seahorses, the only fish with a neck and the only animal in nature in which the males give birth (something Gorman does not believe).

Advertising guru Rory Sutherland presents his exhibit: a single Shreddie shown from angle of 45°, aka the diamond Shreddie, which help boost sale of the cereal just by showing it at a different angle.

Broadcast details

Monday 10th October 2011
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    John Lloyd Host / Presenter
    Dave Gorman Host / Presenter
    Guest cast
    Rory Sutherland Guest
    Helen Scales Guest
    Graham Linehan Guest
    Production team
    Richard Turner Producer
    Dan Schreiber Producer
    James Harkin Researcher
    Molly Oldfield Researcher

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