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The Museum Of Curiosity

BBC Radio 4 panel show where guest donate to a virtual museum. 67 episodes (pilot + 11 series), 2007 - 2017. Stars John Lloyd, Bill Bailey, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and others.

Next new episode is on Friday at 6:30pm. Gallery 11, Episode 5
Catch-up on Episode 4 on BBC iPlayer Radio   Gallery 11, Episode 4 is repeated today at 12:30pm

Press Clippings

Romesh Ranganathan joins The Museum Of Curiosity

Romesh Ranganathan has been announced as the curator joining John Lloyd for the 11th series of Radio 4's The Museum Of Curiosity.

British Comedy Guide, 27th February 2017 Awards 2016 shortlists announced

The shortlists for the Awards 2016 have been revealed. 60 shows are in the running for the Comedy Of The Year title. Voting is now open.

British Comedy Guide, 16th January 2017

Inside No. 9, Episodes, Mum, Raised By Wolves up for Rose d'Or Awards

Inside No. 9, Episodes, Mum and Raised By Wolves are amongst the nominees for the 2016 international Rose d'Or Awards.

British Comedy Guide, 11th July 2016

Noel Fielding joins The Museum Of Curiosity

Noel Fielding has been announced as the new 'curator' joining John Lloyd on Series 9 of Radio 4's The Museum Of Curiosity.

British Comedy Guide, 7th April 2016

John Lloyd receives 'outstanding contribution to broadcasting' award

John Lloyd - the producer of shows including Blackadder and QI - has been honoured at the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards.

British Comedy Guide, 11th March 2016

Rufus Hound's outspoken austerity & NHS rant released

An audio recording of an impassioned "meltdown" by Rufus Hound that was cut from a programme has been released. Hound's vociferous attack on government financial policy was recorded in June as part of a forthcoming edition of the next series of R4's Museum of Curiosity. It has been made available with Hound's consent by the programme's producer Richard Turner.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 23rd December 2015

Sarah Millican joins Series 8 of The Museum Of Curiosity

Sarah Millican will act as curator on the 8th series of The Museum Of Curiosity.

British Comedy Guide, 6th May 2015

That was the lunch that was: remembering David Frost

In his last ever recording on The Museum of Curiosity, he was on top form - funny, fascinating, full of insight - it's impossible to believe that someone so full of life is gone.

John Lloyd, BBC Blogs, 4th November 2013

This deliciously funny series returns with chief curator John Lloyd (producer of Not the Nine O'Clock News, Spitting Image and QI), ably assisted by Jimmy Carr. The duo ask guests including Al Murray to donate objects of curiosity, with laugh-out-loud comedic effect guaranteed.

Jane Anderson, Radio Times, 1st October 2012

Professor of Ignorance and owner of The Museum of Curiosity John Lloyd (perhaps better known as the producer of Blackadder and QI) returns with a new curator, Dave Gorman, to help extract descriptions of bequests from prospective benefactors. This episode's objects are donated by atheist theologian Francesca Stavrakopoulou, mathematician Alex Bellos and comedian Jimmy Carr. These highly intelligent guests are happy to sink to unimaginable depths of taste in both their conversation and their choices, but it makes for truly wicked comedy - especially when one guest bequeaths God!

Jane Anderson, Radio Times, 3rd October 2011

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