The Hand of Glory starred on BBC2’s QI on Friday 19 January when Sandi Toksvig told the panel about it’s magical properties. Alan Davies, Noel Fielding, Russell Brand & Aisling Bea learnt the gory details of how the hand was made and also the legend of how it could send a household into a deep sleep whilst a burglar robbed their property!

If you missed the programme you can catch it, and the extended version QI XL, on BBC iPlayer. Click the link to view BBC iplayer QI & QI XL

Why not come into Whitby Museum and see the real thing! Or learn more by clicking here Hand of Glory We are open Tuesday – Sunday 9.30-4.30 (last admission 4.00), you can also enjoy a cuppa and tasty homemade treats in our tearoom open Tuesday – Thursday 10-3.30 during the winter months.Qi-16_O_RX4-6785