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Walsh, Dubner, Bramwell

John Lloyd and Sarah Millican with comedian Holly Walsh, author Stephen J Dubner and adventurer Dr David Bramwell. From 2016.

Professor of Ignorance John Lloyd and his curator Sarah Millican welcome:

* Holly Walsh, comedian and would-be medieval scholar
* Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of Freakonomics, a best-selling book that turned our understanding of economics on its head
* Dr David Bramwell, author, comic, and adventurer whose book The No 9 Bus To Utopia recounts his year-long pilgrimage in search of a Better Life.

The Museum's Guest Committee speculate on what drove medieval monks to draw obscene doodles on sacred manuscripts; why a mind-reading microchip could see the end of civilisation as we know it; and an interesting theory about who all those streakers were at 1970s sports events.

Researchers: Anne Miller and Molly Oldfield of QI.

Producers: Richard Turner and James Harkin.

A BBC Radio Comedy production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in January 2016.

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Presenter John Lloyd
Presenter Sarah Millican
Interviewed Guest Holly Walsh
Interviewed Guest Stephen Dubner
Interviewed Guest David Bramwell
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Producer James Harkin

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