Celebrating curiosity and reason with an explosion of science, stand-up comedy and musical cameos Cosmic Shambles LIVE is a clever UK variety show like no other! Host Robin Ince is joined by a cast of world leading scientists, comedians and performers as Cosmic Shambles LIVE synthesises in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch during April 2017.
multiple award winning comedian and science populariser, Robin Ince is best known for co-hosting the smash hit, Sony Award and Rose D’Or winning BBC Radio 4 and podcast series, The Infinite Monkey Cage, with Professor Brian Cox. He’ll be joined by comedian Josie Long, who’s appeared in Skins, Never Mind the Buzzcocks and Thank God You’re Here. The pair are also known for their co-hosting of popular podcast Book Shambles.
Also heading over from the UK are Matt Parker, a stand-up comic and mathematician known for Festival of the Spoken Nerd, and his appearances on Numberphile and the Discovery Channel, Dr Helen Czerski a regular landmark series science presenter for the BBC, oceanographer and physicist, and Sky at Night’s Professor Lucie Green; one of the most respected solar scientists in the world.
As this brilliant cast travel across New Zealand, many local acts and scientists will join them on stage offering audiences a unique experience every night. With local music favourites jumping in on the act, each show will be packed with surprises and secret guests…