Former cosmologist Dara O’Briain and Dr Alice Roberts join physicist Brian Cox and comedian Robin Ince for a witty, irreverent and unashamedly rational look at the world according to science. They’ll be asking why so many comedians seem to start life as scientists, and begin their quest to put science at the heart of popular culture.
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Robin Ince is a comedian and writer. For the last two years he has been the host of Nine Lessons and Carols for Godless People. His Radio 4 show with Professor Brian Cox, The Infinite Monkey Cage, has just finished it’s second series. Robin has recently written a book, Robin Ince’s Bad Book Club, which casts a critical eye over Don Estelle’s autobiography, tales of giant killer crabs, and romance novels set in the Antarctic.
Robin Ince, Brian Cox, Helen Keen, PZ Myers and Jon Ronson record an episode of Robin’s ‘Utter Shambles’ at Cheltenham Science Festival. Recorded about a month ago.
Science chat with physicist Brian Cox and comedian Robin Ince. This week they are joined by author and documentary maker Jon Ronson and Seth Shostak from the SETI Institute in California, to discuss science conspiracy theories, UFOs and the search for ET.