Robin Ince

News: Space Aces And Comics Combine for Major Show

Apollo astronaut Rusty Schweickart, theoretical physicist Jim Al-Khalili and science-comedy phenomenon Festival of the Spoken Nerd have joined the all-star Space Shambles show, which comes to the Royal Albert Hall in June.

This irresistible collision of comedy, science and music, from comic Robin Ince and Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, will be a headline event at the venue’s inaugural Festival of Science, which focuses on all things space.


Preview: Alzheimer's Society Comedy Benefit with Richard Gadd, Robin Ince & More

In case you haven't heard, comedians Pope Lonergan and Ben Target are planning a show at the Madelayne Court Care Home in Chelmsford, Essex. You can read more about the idea here.

But before then they are warming up by raising money for the Alzheimer's Society with a benefit gig at the Bill Murray in Islington tonight.

News: Two-Book Deal For Robin Ince

Robin Ince has signed a two-book deal with Atlantic Books. His first book will be entitled I’m a Joke and So Are You and will be published in September 2017.

It is described by his publisher as a "witty and informative" exploration of the human condition in which Ince sets out to discover why he’s made the big choices he has in life, and what makes us who we are.


Opinion: Robin Ince On Billy Connolly – The Yin That Remains Windswept And Interesting

This piece first appeared on Robin Ince's blog. Read more posts here.

I’ve just been to a screening of Billy Connolly’s High Horse Tour Live.

News: University Award For Robin Ince

Robin Ince is the winner of the University of Northampton’s annual Crick Science Journalism award. 

In accepting the award he indicated how much he enjoys making science entertaining for audiences: "I have had so much fun making and touring shows about science that it seems excessive that I should get something like this too. I feel very honoured to receive the award."


News: Robin Ince Brian Cox Quest For Wonder Film Premiere Announced

The world premiere of Cosmic Genome’s The Quest for Wonder, starring comedian Robin Ince and physicist Brian Cox alongside their puppet counterparts, will be held at the Science Museum’s IMAX Theatre as part of Science Museum Lates. The screening will take place at 7:30pm on 30th March 2016. After the screening, the cast and crew will be available for a Q&A.


News: Robin Ince Joins Brian Cox on Tour

Physicist Brian Cox has announced a tour for Autumn 2016. Professor Brian Cox Live will start in Aberdeen on 21st September 2016 and conclude at the Eventim Apollo in London on 2nd December. Tickets will go on general sale from 10am on Monday 30th November 2015, available from


News: Two-Day Comedy Festival At Bloomsbury Theatre

Independent label Go Faster Stripe is staging its first-ever comedy festival. 

Nine comedy shows will take place at the Go Faster Festival at the Bloomsbury Theatre Studio over the weekend of November 7 & 8. The shows will be filmed for future DVD release by the Cardifff-based label.

The Saturday line-up is Robin Ince, Wil Hodgson, Matthew Crosby and Tony Law and the Sunday line-up is Bec Hill, MJ Hibbett, Gavin Osborn, Simon Munnery and one more tbc.

News: Robin Ince Documentary Nominated for Mind Award

Robin Ince's Radio 4 documentary, Tears of a Clown, has been shortlisted for a Mind Media Award.

The documentary, produced by Alex Mansfield, explored the enduring links between comedians and mental illness in the aftermath of the death of Robin Williams. Among those who took part were Jo Brand, Josie Long, Barry Cryer and Simon Amstell.



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