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Dodd, Fry, Jenner

John Lloyd and Sarah Millican are joined by comedian Ken Dodd, mathematician Dr Hannah Fry and Horrible Histories' historian Greg Jenner.

This week, the Professor of Ignorance John Lloyd and his curator Sarah Millican welcome the singer, photographic playboy and failed accountant Ken Dodd; the University College London lecturer who took up mathematical modelling to get to grips with the dating scene, Dr Hannah Fry; and the man with the enviable task of overseeing the historical accuracy of over 1,200 songs and sketches that make up Horrible Histories, Greg Jenner.

This week, the Museum's peripatetic scholars reveal how the first ever alcoholic drinks were guzzled from a spitton; why the equation Wt+l =a +r.W,+IHW(H) and Hl+l = b + r2Ht + IWH(Wt), is the formula for a happy marriage; and why you can tell a joke in Liverpool that that won't get a laugh in London.

The show was researched by Anne Miller and Molly Oldfield of QI.

The producers were Richard Turner and James Harkin.

It was a BBC Radio Comedy Production.

30 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter John Lloyd
Presenter Sarah Millican
Interviewed Guest Ken Dodd
Interviewed Guest Hannah Fry
Interviewed Guest Greg Jenner
Producer Richard Turner
Producer James Harkin

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Host John Lloyd talks about the ever-expanding museum and guest curators of the past.

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