Lakin McCarthy

Lakin McCarthy


Robin Ince


Robin Ince

Robin is now predominantly known as a science populariser and pioneering comedian behind hugely successful live events such as The Book Club, School for Gifted Children and 9 Lessons and Carols for Godless People. He presents the Sony Award winning Infinite Monkey Cage on BBC Radio 4 with Brian Cox.

He has won three Chortle Awards, the Time Out Outstanding Achievement Award and was nominated for Best Live Show at the British Comedy Awards.

His regular radio appearances include The News Quiz, Just a Minute and as a music profiler on Steve Lamacq’s show for BBC 6 Music. He has made numerous TV appearances on panel and stand up shows including Mock the Week; Celebdaq; The Review Show and The TV Book Club.

His science tour, Uncaged Monkeys, with Brian Cox, Simon Singh and Ben Goldacre was a sell-out including two nights at Hammersmith Apollo.

Other shows include Happiness Through Science; Robin Ince Is As Dumb As You; The Importance of Being Interested; Robin and Josie’s Shambles with Josie Long; Robin Ince: In and Out of His Mind; Pointless Anger, Righteous Ire and Your Culture is Ailing, Your Art is Dead.

He has recently finished a run at the Bloomsbury with his show Christmas Ghosts at the Bloomsbury.

His first book, Robin Ince's Bad Book Club was published by Little Brown in 2010 and his first feature film screenplay, Razzle Dazzle, was released in 2008. It opened the New York Children's Film Festival and was selected for the Berlin Film Festival.

"Robin Ince is thoughtful, provocative and very funny" The Times

“Makes beef burgers of some of today’s most sacred cows” The Independent on Sunday