12 Apr Legend of Lockdown
Multi-award winning comedian, writer and broadcaster, Robin Ince, has recently received a prestigious comedy Chortle 2021 Award – Legend of Lockdown. The populariser of scientific ideas has been honoured for his Cosmic Shambles Network.
Robin co-created and launched The Cosmic Shambles Network together with Trent Burton of Trunkman Productions. The Network brings together the world’s leading scientists, comedians, writers and performers to create podcasts, digital content and live events. They cover science, art, history, philosophy, music, literature with an emphasis on accessibility and fun.
Robin is the co presenter the Gold Sony Radio Award winning R4 series, Infinite Monkey Cage, with physicist, Professor Brian Cox
He has had several sell out tours and is also a best-selling author. His latest book is I’m A Joke & So Are You – A Comedian’s Take On What Makes Us Human. Feedback for this publication includes, “Clever, funny, kind and interesting – just like Robin.” – Sara Pascoe, comedian and author of Animal
Numerous TV and radio appearances include Just a Minute, Mock the Week, and Never Mind the Buzzcocks. Robin has won several other Chortle Awards, including Best Compere & the Time Out Outstanding Achievement Award. He was nominated for Best Live Show at the British Comedy Awards. Robin won an award for science journalism – the Crick award (named after the Nobel-winner who co-discovered the structure of DNA). This was largely for his work co-presenting the R4 science programme The Infinite Monkey Cage with Prof Brian Cox.
In August 2020 Robin began presenting Laws That Aren’t Laws for BBC Radio 4. Also in 2020 Robin created the Stay at Home Festival in the wake of the Coronavirus Covid 19 situation. The festival enabled audience members to watch for free but with a `pay what you can’ option. Any profits went to help performers and venues in the most need.
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‘Robin was relaxed, warm and funny, as well as incredibly well-informed and prepared; he set the tone of the evening perfectly.’ Chloe Johnson-Hill, Penguin Random House
“Just as it couldn’t get any better it did!! Robin Ince from infinite monkey cage – great after lunch speaker” Dr Susan Paterson, President BSAVA, SVP ESVD, Bayer Conference
“Thought Robin Ince was exceptional at the R3 event yesterday. Utterly hilarious, once of the best after dinner speeches I’ve witnessed.” Ben Peterson, Associate Director BDO – Association of Business Recovery Professionals Conference Dinner