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Episode 3

John Lloyd and Jo Brand are joined by fashion historian Amber Butchart, polymath entrepreneur Jack Waley-Cohen and Australian comedian Jimeoin.

This week, Professor John Lloyd his curator Jo Brand welcome a fashion historian with a taste for nautical chic, Amber Butchart; a quizzer with a business head and 57 trillion entries in his address book, Jack Waley-Cohen; and a comedian who's as big Down Under as he is internationally, Jimeoin.
This week, the Museum's guests investigate a failed cure for malaria that made the world go crazy for mauve; an inventive use of adverbs that will obsess inventive punsters; and a new unit of velocity for compressed curd.
Researched by Anne Miller of QI and Mike Turner.

The production coordinator was Sophie Richardson.

The producers were Richard Turner and James Harkin.

It was a BBC Studios Production.

7 months left to listen

30 minutes

Last on

Tue 31 Jan 2017 05:30


Role Contributor
Presenter John Lloyd
Presenter Jo Brand
Panellist Amber Butchart
Panellist Jack Waley-Cohen
Panellist Jimeoin
Producer Richard Turner
Producer James Harkin


  • Mon 23 Jan 2017 18:30
  • Sun 29 Jan 2017 12:04
  • Mon 30 Jan 2017 07:30
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  • Mon 30 Jan 2017 22:00
  • Tue 31 Jan 2017 05:30

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