There are plenty of cats depicted in Museum objects, but did you know that real cats used to live at the Museum? Digital Creative Producer Nick Harris takes us through his podcast on this surprising aspect of the Museum’s history.
12 April 2017
28 March 2017
Curator Nick Ashton discusses the earliest human occupation of Britain with Iszi Lawrence.
21 February 2017
Historian and author of She-Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth Helen Castor joins Iszi Lawrence in a discussion on the ‘most famous French teenager in history’ (according to Iszi).
24 January 2017
What makes us human? Iszi Lawrence, host of the British Museum Membercast, thinks it’s the wearing of socks but fortunately she’s keeping an open mind on the subject. In the second episode of the Membercast, Iszi meets Clive Gamble, Professor of Archaeology at the University of Southampton, to unpick this question.
14 December 2016
Welcome to the very first Membercast from the British Museum. The Membercast is a monthly series that lets you enjoy snippets from the exclusive Members’ lectures here at the Museum. It’s presented by comedian, podcaster and BM super-fan Iszi Lawrence.
13 December 2016
Listen to the story of how the Jericho Skull was discovered.
23 August 2016
Nick Harris, Digital Creative Producer chats with Curator of Modern Money, Tom Hockenhull, and Museum Historian, Marjorie Caygill, about how the Museum dealt with the threat from German bombers during the Blitz.