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John Lloyd - Author

About the Author

John Lloyd has a broadcasting background. As a radio producer he devised The News Quiz and To the Manor Born before moving to television to start Not the Nine O'Clock News, Spitting Image, Blackadder and, of course, QI.

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10,000 Qi Facts A Brain-Busting Box Set

10,000 Qi Facts A Brain-Busting Box Set

Author: John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin, Anne Miller Format: Novelty book Release Date: 15/11/2018

QI is the smartest comedy show on television. Over the last seven years, the QI team have blown your socks off, made your jaw drop and knocked you sideways with their astonishing fact books. Now they are going to tickle you pink with this terrific treasury of 10,000 QI facts, which collects all seven books in the series. This brilliant box set includes: 1,227 QI Facts, 1,339 QI Facts, 1,411 QI Facts, 1,234 QI Facts, 1,342 QI Facts, 1,432 QI Facts, and 2,024 QI Facts. Together they form one of the largest collections of interesting one-line facts in the history of the human race. Get stuck in and you too can appear to be a genius in just three months, for less than the price of a taxi ride from Piccadilly Circus to Heathrow airport.

The Early History of the Old South Wales Ironworks, 1760 to 1840

The Early History of the Old South Wales Ironworks, 1760 to 1840

Author: John Lloyd Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/11/2018

2,024 QI Facts To Stop You In Your Tracks

2,024 QI Facts To Stop You In Your Tracks

Author: John Lloyd, James Harkin, Anne Miller Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/10/2018

The Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller QI is the smartest comedy show on British television. Here creator John Lloyd and QI elves James Harkin and Anne Miller bring together 2,024 brain-tickling brand new facts to stop you in your tracks... Humans glow in the dark. The Pope drives a blue Ford Focus. One of the moons of Uranus is called Margaret. Scottish football referees are sponsored by Specsavers. Dogs visiting US National Parks can be certified as Bark Rangers. The world's smallest computer is smaller than a grain of sand. Candyfloss was invented by a dentist. Nobody knows who named the Earth.

The Early History of the Old South Wales Ironworks, 1760 to 1840

The Early History of the Old South Wales Ironworks, 1760 to 1840

Author: John Lloyd Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/10/2018

Museum of Curiosity: Series 9-12

Museum of Curiosity: Series 9-12

Author: John Lloyd Format: eBook Release Date: 03/05/2018

Join Professor John Lloyd and Curators Noel Fielding, Jo Brand, Romesh Ranganathan and Sally Phillips as they plunge down the badger hole of ignorance in a search for the universe's most mind-boggling oddnesses.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 almost vacant plinths is a gathering of the world's most original minds. The guests bearing donations to the museum in this collection include Howard Goodall, Corey Taylor, Vic Reeves, Ross Noble, George Monbiot, Lucy Porter, Deborah Frances-White, Stephen K Amos, Konnie Huq, Rory Bremner and Phil Jupitus.

1,423 QI Facts to Bowl You Over

1,423 QI Facts to Bowl You Over

Author: John Lloyd, James Harkin, Anne Miller Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

The eye-popping, gob-smacking, rib-tickling phenomenon that is QI serves up a brand new selection of 1,423 facts to bowl you over. Iceland imports ice cubes A group of ladybirds is called a loveliness It is illegal in Saudi Arabia to name a child Sandi Eight billion particles of fog can fit into a teaspoon People who read books live longer than people who don't Prince Philip was born on a kitchen table in Corfu No human beings have ever had sex in space Netflix's biggest competitor is sleep Mice sigh up to 40 times an hour

1,423 QI Facts to Bowl You Over

1,423 QI Facts to Bowl You Over

Author: John Lloyd, James Harkin, Anne Miller Format: eBook Release Date: 03/10/2017

The eye-popping, gob-smacking, rib-tickling phenomenon that is QI serves up a brand new selection of 1,423 facts to bowl you over.Iceland imports ice cubesA group of ladybirds is called a lovelinessIt is illegal in Saudi Arabia to name a child SandiEight billion particles of fog can fit into a teaspoonPeople who read books live longer than people who don'tPrince Philip was born on a kitchen table in CorfuNo human beings have ever had sex in spaceNetflix's biggest competitor is sleepMice sigh up to 40 times an hour

The Book of Joshua

The Book of Joshua

Author: John Lloyd Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2017

Museum of Curiosity: Series 1-4

Museum of Curiosity: Series 1-4

Author: John Lloyd, Dan Schreiber, Richard Turner Format: eBook Release Date: 16/02/2017

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, Bettany Hughes, Ben Elton, Francesca Stavrakopoulou, Alain de Botton, Charlotte Uhlenbroek, Alistair Fothergill, Ruth Padel, Jonathan Miller, Lucie Green, Marcus du Sautoy, Sara Wheeler, Brian Eno, Shappi Khorsandi, John Hodgman, Chris Addison, Roger Law, Tim Minchin, Philip Pullman, Richard Wiseman, Victoria Finlay, Simon Singh, Jimmy Carr, Graham Linehan, Sarah Bakewell, Robin Ince, David Eagleman, Natalie Haynes, Brian Blessed, Alan Davies, Gareth Edwards, Martha Reeves, Harry Enfield, Helen Scales, Admiral Alan West & many more.In addition to all the episodes from the first four series, a previously unbroadcast pilot episode, The Professor of Curiosity, is also included. Running time: 12 hours approx.

Museum of Curiosity: Series 5-8

Museum of Curiosity: Series 5-8

Author: John Lloyd Format: eBook Release Date: 02/02/2017

Join Professor John Lloyd and Curators Jimmy Carr, Humphrey Ker, Phill Jupitus and Sarah Millican as they plunge down the badger hole of ignorance in a search for the universe's most mind-boggling oddnesses. 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 almost 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 Al Murray, Jo Brand, Pamela Stephenson-Connolly, Frank Cottrell Boyce, Sara Pascoe, Mark Watson, Richard Ingrams, Richard Herring, Cleo Rocos, Paul Sinha, David Frost, Richard Osman, Sandi Toksvig, Rich Hall, Clive Anderson, Neil Innes, Ken Dodd, Henry Blofeld, Tim Smit, Rufus Hound, Matt Lucas, Susan Calman & many more. In addition to all the episodes from Series 5-8, the 2015 'Coding Special' is also included. Duration: 12 hours approx

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