John Lloyd is best known for his work on such comedy television programmes as Not the Nine O’Clock News, Spitting Image, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Blackadder and QI. He is also the presenter of the BBC radio 4 series “The Museum of Curiosity”.
Who has got more Bafta awards than anyone else in the world, except for Dame Judi Dench?
Who devised and/or produced such iconic British TV and radio series as ‘Spitting Image’, ‘Blackadder’, ‘Not the Nine O’Clock News’, ‘Quote… Unquote’, ‘The Museum of Curiosities’ and ‘QI’?
Who collaborated with Douglas Adams on the iconic radio series ‘Hitchhikers’ Guide to the Galaxy’ and rose to such heights as playing the Voice of the Book in the latest instalment?
What’s the name of the one and only Honorary Professor of Ignorance at Southampton Solent University?
The answer to each of the questions is the same: John Hardress Lloyd, the legendary producer, director, writer, raconteur, presenter and comedian.
Peter Curran is a Belfast-born writer, producer, broadcaster and audiobook publisher. He has written and presented award-winning arts and culture programmes for network Radio and TV from the USA, Africa and the Arctic. A failed drummer, he created the Radio 4 series Bunk Bed (now in its seventh season) featuring himself, screenwriter Patrick Marber and overnight guests such as Cate Blancett and Kathy Burke. In 2021, Peter is co-directing a feature documentary about Ireland with Seamus McGarvey behind the camera.