Blashford-Snell, Fletcher 
& Watson


Aired: 30 September 2013 at 6.30pm, BBC Radio 4
Repeated: 6 October 2013 at 12 noon, BBC Radio 4


Curator: Humphrey Ker


Steering Committee:  Colonel John Blashford-Snell OBE, Professor Joann Fletcher, Mark Watson


Room One

 

Donation One: Henry Stanley's Compass

Stanley's CompassStanley and Livingstone
JOHN BLASHFORD-SNELL

An adventurer goes in to find out something about themselves, whereas an explorer goes in to find out something about the people or the area.

 

Donation Two: Roman Silver Denarius

A Mark Antony DenariusRomans in Yorkshire
PROFESSOR JOANN FLETCHER

In 1972 the big Tutankhamen exhibition came to London and again everyone went Tutankhamen crazy, including me. I was totally hooked.

 

Donation Three: Glasses

MARK WATSON

I was almost murdered by an audience once. I didn't particularly do anything wrong, the audience was just drunk and feral.