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  • The Museum of Curiosity: Series 1-4

  • 24 episodes of the popular BBC Radio 4 comedy panel game
  • By: John Lloyd, Dan Schreiber, Richard Turner
  • Narrated by: full cast, John Lloyd
  • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22

The Museum of Curiosity is BBC Radio 4's monumental comedy edifice, and the only one with gargoyles in the foyer. It allows nothing inside that doesn't make you scratch your head, stroke your chin or, at the very least, go 'hmm'. Fortunately, helping to fill its vacant plinths is a gathering of the world's most original minds. Among the guests bearing donations to the museum in these 25 episodes are Neil Gaiman, Sarah Millican, Clive James, Kate Adie, Sir Terry Pratchett, Ronni Ancona, Jon Ronson and many more.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Oh, the British!!!

  • By Nicole on 19-02-2017

Brilliant!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-12-2017

Great radio production. It will expand of your horizons and at the same time have you grinning like an idiot whether you're on the train or behind the wheel.

  • Depends What You Mean by Extremist

  • Going Rogue with Australian Deplorables
  • By: John Safran
  • Narrated by: John Safran
  • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 327
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 302
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 300

No one turns up where they're not wanted quite like John Safran. In this hilarious and disorienting adventure, he gets among our diverse community of white nationalists, ISIS supporters, anarchists and more, digging away at the contradictions that many would prefer be left unexamined. Who is this black puppet master among the white nationalists? And this Muslim fundamentalist who geeks out on Monty Python? Is there a secret radicalisation network operating in John’s own Jewish suburb?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • That wiley jew! As predicted, worth a listen.

  • By Ben on 17-07-2017

That wiley jew! As predicted, worth a listen.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 17-07-2017

A brilliant balance of satire and inside interviews. John takes a closer look at key members on both sides of the anti-immigration conversation. In typical Safran style, he magnificently highlights how strange and silly it is to hold black and white opinions on such a complex topic. He weasels himself into the underbelly of both the left and right camps and exposes the underlying agendas that are being pushed and all their hypocrisies. Great read!!!

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