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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1. Meeting Twenty-Five

First broadcast: Monday 1st October 2012

New curator Jimmy Carr joins John Lloyd (Professor of Ignorance at the University of Buckingham) as The Museum of Curiosity opens its fifth gallery. This week's donations come from dipteroligist (fly expert) Erica McAlister, rheumatologist Jan Bondeson and pub landlord Al Murray.

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2. Meeting Twenty-Six

First broadcast: Monday 8th October 2012

Donations to the museum come from astronomer Stuart Clark, horticulturist and former hostage Tom Hart Dyke and comedian Jo Brand.

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3. Meeting Twenty-Seven

First broadcast: Monday 15th October 2012

This week's donations come from comedian and "Nazi Smasher" Humphrey Ker, therapist and star of Not The Nine O'Clock News Dr Pamela Stephenson Connolly and Nobel Laureate Prof Sir Andre Geim.

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4. Meeting Twenty-Eight

First broadcast: Monday 22nd October 2012

John Lloyd and temporary curator Humphrey Ker invite screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce, actor/writer/magician Andy Nyman and anatomist Dr Alice Roberts to donate items to the museum.

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5. Meeting Twenty-Nine

First broadcast: Monday 29th October 2012

John Lloyd and Jimmy Carr welcome physicist and oceanographer Helen Czerski, Irish comedian Sean Hughes and Assyriologist Irving Finkel to the museum.

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6. Meeting Thirty

First broadcast: Monday 5th November 2012

John Lloyd and Jimmy Carr prepare for the final meeting of Gallery 5, with donations from inventor of the Ig Nobel Prize Marc Abrahams, comedian Sara Pascoe, and Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the Moon.

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