August 12th, 2016
Episode 91 of 123 episodes
This week, the Professor of Ignorance John Lloyd and his curator Noel Fielding welcome the freewheeling superstar Geordie comedian Ross Noble; science journalist and rainforest ecologist Dr Mike Shanahan; and the famous, renowned, celebrated, prominent and popular lexicographer from Countdown, Susie Dent. This week, the Museum’s Guest Committee appreciate the significance of figs; the joys of long-distance football; and thoughts of an 18th Century spy. The show was researched by Mike Turner and Anne Miller of QI. The producers were Richard Turner and James Harkin. It was a BBC Studios Production.