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Calman, Cooke, Lowe

John Lloyd and Sarah Millican welcome comedian Susan Calman, artist Adam Lowe, and TV naturalist Lucy Cooke. From 2016.

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

* Comedian, Fearer of Raisins and Collector of Thimbles, Susan Calman
* An artist who's made an art out of copying art and claims that he has actually slept with the Mona Lisa, Adam Lowe
* A TV naturalist who admits that when she talks to animals, all they want to talk about is food, fighting and, well, mating, Lucy Cooke.

The Museum's guests discuss what Fifty Shades of Grey has in common with Capt. Kirk and Mr Spock making sweet exoplanetary love; how salt could be the building material of the future if only it didn't rain; and why living on a small island will either turn you into a pygmy or a giant.

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 February 2016.

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Presenter John Lloyd
Presenter Sarah Millican
Interviewed Guest Susan Calman
Interviewed Guest Adam Lowe
Interviewed Guest Lucy Cooke
Producer Richard Turner
Producer James Harkin


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