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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 3 - Meeting Twenty-One

Featuring the film director Gareth Edwards, stand-up Robin Ince and New Scientist editor Roger Highfield.

Further details

Roger Highfield, the editor of New Scientist magazine, donates an invisibility cloak, which looks like a real possibility in the real world.

Comedian, science fan and atheist Robin Ince donates the essential trifle, an example of instant gratification. There is also a proposal for having an excellent trifle 3 miles away.

Gareth Edwards, the director of the film Monsters which he made on a shoestring budget, gives the museum the first story ever told, despite the fact no-one knows what it is.

Broadcast details

Monday 17th October 2011
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    John Lloyd Host / Presenter
    Dave Gorman Host / Presenter
    Guest cast
    Robin Ince Guest
    Roger Highfield Guest
    Gareth Edwards Guest
    Production team
    Richard Turner Producer
    Dan Schreiber Producer
    James Harkin Researcher
    Molly Oldfield Researcher

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