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The Sacred #21: John Lloyd

The Sacred #21: John Lloyd

In the 21st episode of The Sacred, Elizabeth Oldfield speaks to television producer and writer, John Lloyd. 29/08/2018

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John Lloyd is a television producer 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”.

In this episode, Lloyd talks about growing up in a secular household but not calling himself an atheist, the role of comedy in presenting new ideas and challenging dogma, and what he’s learnt from studying other religions – including from Sufi poetry.

This podcast is a project of Theos Think Tank (@theosthinktank) and is hosted by Elizabeth Oldfield (@theoselizabeth).

The Sacred is produced by Hussein Kesvani and No Country Media.

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Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth is Theos’ Director. She appears regularly in the media, including BBC One, Sky News, and the World Service, writing in The Financial Times and delivering Thought for the Day on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme.

Posted 29 August 2018

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