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John Lloyd and Jo Brand are joined by three guests. With comedian Helen Arney, "speculative" designer Thomas Thwaites, and the captain of the Queen Elizabeth, Aseem Hashmi.

This week, the Professor of Ignorance John Lloyd and his new curator Jo Brand welcome the science communicator, musician and comedian Helen Arney; a man who has lived as a goat in the Alps for 6 days and built his own toaster from the ground up; and the captain of a fourteen storey £350 million pound cruise ship, The Queen Elizabeth, Captain Aseem Hashmi.

This week, the Museum's Guest Committee catch up on the latest 4 elements to be added to the periodic chart, flip through a history book from the future, which is all about now; and the thing that keeps a sea captain grounded, figuratively as well as literally, his 12-ton anchor.

The show was researched by Anne Miller of QI and Mike Turner.

The producers were Richard Turner and James Harkin.

The production coordinator was Sophie Richardson.

It was a BBC Studios Production.

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Tue 17 Jan 2017 05:30

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Presenter John Lloyd
Presenter Jo Brand
Producer Richard Turner
Producer James Harkin
Interviewed Guest Helen Arney
Interviewed Guest Thomas Thwaites
Interviewed Guest Aseem Hashmi

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