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John Lloyd and his curator Lee Mack are joined by comedian Athena Kugblenu, writer Dolly Alderton and artificial intelligence expert Sir Nigel Shadbolt.

Professor of Ignorance John Lloyd and his curator Lee Mack welcome comedian Athena Kugblenu; writer and podcaster Dolly Alderton; and Artificial Intelligence expert Sir Nigel Shadbolt.

This week, the Museum’s Guest Committee opt for the cheapest item on a wedding list, celebrate the triumph of a machine over the best chess player in the world and feel vegetarian nostalgia for corned beef.

The show was researched by Mike Turner and Emily Jupitus of QI.

The Producers were Richard Turner and Anne Miller.

A BBC Studios production

28 minutes

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Video: introducing The Museum of Curiosity

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

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