Biography

Robin Ince is a comedian, writer, presenter and all round popular culture pundit and film expert.

Over the years Robin has written gags for the likes of Alastair McGowan, Graham Norton, The Sketch Show and Have I Got News For You. He also wrote the hugely successful 'John Peel meets the dictators' monologues for Channel 4's The 11'OClock Show.

In 2005 he performed a brand new stand-up show Robin Ince As Dumb As You at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to critical acclaim, as well as hosting the comedy show The Book Club.

He has supported Ricky Gervais on his Politics tour around the country and featured in the Politics DVD that came out last year. He also appeared briefly in an episode of The Office, as a job applicant.

Oh, and he's done some exclusive podcasts with Josie Long for us featuring a host of comedy giants, which you can download for free from their Facebook page.

Robin has also contributed to the world of radio. Recent credits include writing and performing The In Crowd on Radio 4, and has also appeared in We've Been Here Before, Loose Ends, 4 At The Store and Beat The Kids.

No doubt you may recognise him from popping up all over the place on telly, lending his views on such shows as Big Brother's Little Brother and Morning Glory, both for Channel 4.

He continues to gig extensively on the UK circuit and beyond both as a stand up and compere including South Africa, Australia, Poland and Bosnia where he rather bizarrely supported The Stranglers in front of an audience of 1,500 squaddies.

Robin has also co-written his first feature film. Set in the world of children's dance competitions, Razzle Dazzle is a comedy starring Ben Miller, one half of comedy double act Armstrong and Miller.

Most recently Robin created the live show School For Gifted Children before he joined forces with Richard Dawkins and other celebrated athiests to champion their belief that when we snuff it, that really is it, with a series of live shows such as 9 Lessons and Carols For Godless Children.

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Brian Cox is a particle physicist, a Royal Society research fellow, and a professor at the University of Manchester. He is a member of the High Energy Physics group at the University of Manchester, and works on the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider, CERN near Geneva, Switzerland. He is best known to the public as the presenter of a number of science programmes for the BBC.

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The two men are teaming up in a run of live shows celebrating the wonder of science!