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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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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The screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce, wrote the film 24 Hour Party People and helped to create the London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony, goes all religious with his donation, which is the Psalter (book of psalms) belonging on St Columba, who held convert much of Scotland to Christianity.

The anatomist Dr. Alice Roberts, an expert in human skeletons and co-host of Prehistoric Autospy, offers the museum a common relation to all of us, namely a child of a human and a neanderthal.

Andy Nyman, actor, star of Campus and close friend of Derren Brown donates to the museum with a surprising cinema innovation in the form of Friday the 13th Part III 3-D, and explains how 3-D always comes across when cinema is in crisis.

Broadcast details

Monday 22nd October 2012
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
John Lloyd Host / Presenter
Humphrey Ker Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Frank Cottrell-Boyce Guest
Alice Roberts Guest
Andy Nyman Guest
Production team
Richard Turner Producer
Dan Schreiber Producer

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