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

Further details

The award winning Irish stand-up Sean Hughes may get the museum into danger with his donation of substance: a tab of LSD, and the problems that occured when he took it.

Helen Czerski, noted oceanographer and physicist, donates to The Museum of Curiosity a bubble for us all to enjoy, and to make the world work.

Assyriologist (expert in ancient Middle East culutres) Irving Finkel provides the museum with something a little bit more modern that the things he normally covers, with a portrait of Jane Austin, to represent the fact that we can never be certain what she looks like.

Broadcast details

Monday 29th October 2012
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
John Lloyd Host / Presenter
Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Sean Hughes Guest
Helen Czerski Guest
Irving Finkel Guest
Production team
Richard Turner Producer
Dan Schreiber Producer

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