Robin Ince

News: Nine Lessons & Carols For London And Also Manchester

London dates have been announced for Robin Ince's annual Nine Lessons and Carols for Curious People show. And for the first time it will also go to Salford, with shows at The Lowry..


News: First Guests Announced For Robin Ince's Annual Alternative Christmas Shows

Following four sell-out nights in 2017, Robin Ince’s popular Christmas shows return this year with a slightly tweaked title – Nine Lessons And Carols For Curious People – a new venue and the usual shambles.


News: Publication Date Confirmed For Book About Comedy & Being Human

The publication date has been confirmed for Robin Ince's new book. I'm a Joke and So Are You: A Comedian's Take on What Makes Us Human will be published by Atlantic Books in hardback on October 4. 

Ince says that the book was prompted by a moment when he was stuck on a train platform in rural Northumberland, swearing maniacally, punching his own leg, vowing never to do stand-up again. He was a successful stand-up comedian.  Was he having an existential crisis? He didn't know. But he wanted to find out.


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.



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