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The Museum Of Curiosity

BBC Radio 4 panel show where guests donate to a virtual museum. 85 episodes (pilot + 14 series), 2007 - 2019. Stars John Lloyd, Bill Bailey, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and others.

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Donations this week come from Private Eye co-founder Richard Ingrams, former CBS and Sony President Sir Howard Stringer and satirical comedy writer Jane Bussmann.

Further details

Sir Howard Stringer, the first non-Japanese person to become head of Sony, winner of five Vietnam medals, ex-head of the CBS News, and a man who has interviewed the likes of American Presidents and terrorists, gives to The Museum of Curiosity a sandbag, because by not filling one up and skiving off he managed to save his own life.

Jane Bussmann, a comedian, writer for American cartoon South Park and co-writer of the Brass Eye paedophile special, and who spend several years trying to track down the Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony, donates to the Museum a "funnyometer", a device which she created to try and improve her comic material.

Richard Ingrams, the founder and former editor of Private Eye magazine and the current editor of The Oldie, offers the Museum a "Judge-Nudger", a machine made in the 1970s designed to give judges electric shocks to keep them awake during court.

Broadcast details

Monday 14th October 2013
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    John Lloyd Host / Presenter
    Humphrey Ker Host / Presenter
    Guest cast
    Richard Ingrams Guest
    Howard Stringer Guest
    Jane Bussmann Guest
    Production team
    Richard Turner Producer
    Dan Schreiber Producer
    James Harkin Researcher
    Molly Oldfield Researcher
    Stevyn Colgan Researcher

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