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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Gallery 7, Episode 4 - Meeting Forty

Joining Phill Jupitus joins John Lloyd in the seventh gallery are American comedian Rich Hall, the historian Anna Keay and Britain's leading brain surgeon Henry Marsh.

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Rich Hall, a comedian, writer, documentary-maker, part of the basis of Moe in The Simpsons, and a man who has worked on The Late Show with David Letterman and Saturday Night Live donates a front porch, without which we wouldn't have bluegrass music or wooing, and how it demonstrates that the Americans are willing to be more open than the British.

Dr. Anna Keay, a historian who has worked at Stonehenge, the Tower of London, head of the Landmark Trust, and discoverer of possibly the world's oldest Ordience Survey map, offers The Museum of Curiosity St. Edward's Crown, the crown which is only used for coronations.

Dr. Henry Marsh CBE, Britain's leading brain surgeon, leading neurosurgeon at St George's hospital in London, and the star of two award-winning documentaries provides the Museum a sea squirt's brain, a creature that looks like a tadpole which when it becomes an adult sticks to a rock, and just reabsorbs its brain.

Broadcast details

Monday 27th October 2014
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
John Lloyd Host / Presenter
Phill Jupitus Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Rich Hall Guest
Anna Keay Guest
Henry Marsh Guest
Production team
Richard Turner Producer
Dan Schreiber Producer

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