The British Museum Membercast

A monthly Arts and History podcast
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Episodes of The British Museum Membercast

In this episode, Iszi speaks to Professor Alice Roberts, author of 'Ancestors' to discover what burial sites can tell us about Britain's prehistory. The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious and curious
In this episode, Iszi speaks to emotions expert Richard Firth-Godbehere to discuss how our emotions, from desire to disgust, have shaped the course of human history. The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all stud
Iszi chats to children's author Caroline Lawrence about how the Museum and its artefacts have inspired her writing. Objects mentioned include a Roman baby feeder (Room 70) and a rock crystal die (Room 69). The British Museum Membercast is a mon
Iszi chats to Thorsten Opper, curator of the exhibition Nero: the man behind the myth to find out the truth behind the infamous Emperor. Was he really all that bad? The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studi
This month Iszi speaks to Venetia Porter, curator of Reflections: contemporary art of the Middle East and North Africa, about the fascinating stories found within this new display of works on paper. The British Museum Membercast is a monthly po
Historian Rebecca Rideal tells Iszi about a watershed year in England: 1666. What can we learn from a year that saw the Great Fire of London, the Plague and the Anglo-Dutch Wars? The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made available
Curator Sue Brunning tells Iszi about the true story behind the excavation at Sutton Hoo, and how this famous discovery changed our understanding of the past. The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious an
Iszi chats to Dr Chris Naunton about the hidden stories found within Egyptologists' notebooks. The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious and curious persons’. Comedian, podcaster and super-fan Iszi Lawre
Iszi chats to Peter Loovers, Project Curator of the Citi exhibition Arctic: culture and climate about what life is really like in the Arctic. The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious and curious persons
Iszi chats to archaeologist, author and British Museum Trustee Chris Gosden about the history of magic through the ages. The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious and curious persons’. Comedian, podcaste
Iszi chats to curator Imma Ramos about the history and philosophy of Tantra, and its influence on the world today. Imma is the curator of the special exhibition Tantra: enlightenment to revolution. The British Museum Membercast is a monthly pod
In this special episode, Iszi welcomes Members back to the Museum as it re-opens its doors to the public. Iszi takes us on the Members highlight tour of the permanent collection, and rediscovers some fascinating objects from past civilisations.
Iszi talks to Natalie Haynes, author of A Thousand Ships, about writing and researching the Bronze Age. The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious and curious persons’. Comedian, podcaster and super-fan I
Iszi talks to author and historian Stephen P. Kershaw to discuss the role of Boudicca, Queen of the Iceni and the scourge of Rome. The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious and curious persons’. Comedian
Iszi talks to Adie Doyle, Integrated Pest Management Manager Integrated Pest Management Manager at the Museum, also known as the 'moth man', to discover how he protects the collections from pests during lockdown. The British Museum Membercast i
Iszi talks to classicist David Stuttard about the legacy of The Battle of Thermopylae and its influence on Western civilisation. The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious and curious persons’. Comedian,
Iszi talks to historian and award-winning author Tom Holland about religion and belief systems throughout history, drawing on ideas from his book Dominion. The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious and c
Have you ever wondered what goes into conserving ancient objects? Hear from Sandra Smith and Carl Heron as they share how science has played a part in conserving the Museum's collection over the past 100 years. The British Museum Membercast is
Iszi meets curator and archaeologist  Sam Moorhead to talk all things Roman Britain. The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious and curious persons’. Comedian, podcaster and super-fan Iszi Lawrence (The Z
In this additional episode devoted to the legend of Troy, Iszi speaks to exhibition curators Alexandra Villing and Victoria Donnellan to discover the truth behind the ancient myth. The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made availab
Iszi meets author Siobhan Clarke to talk feasting, revelry and merrymaking in Tudor times in this festive episode. The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious and curious persons’. Comedian, podcaster and
Iszi meets Alexandra Villing and Victoria Donnellan, curators of the upcoming major exhibition on Troy to discuss the origins of this epic tale. The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious and curious per
Iszi meets Julia Tugwell and Olivia Threlkeld, curators of Inspired by the east how the Islamic world influenced western art to discuss the Islamic world's influence on Western art. The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made avail
Iszi meets Olenka Horbatsch, curator of the recent Rembrandt: thinking on paper exhibition to discuss the artist's innovative printmaking process. The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious and curious p
Iszi meets Nicole Rousmaniere, curator of the Citi exhibition Manga to discuss the fascinating origins of the Japanese art form and its cultural influence across the globe. The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘a
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