There’s No Time For Despair Now - Day one/two/three of Edinburgh Fringe by Robin Ince The problem with comedians is that all the reasons that mean they must be on stage or all the reasons they must never be on stage. It is good for them. It is not at all good for them. It is the old keys to heaven, gates to hell debacle. Having not done an Edinburgh run for three years, my memory of its rigours are rusty and distant. I arrived on Tuesday. Within 23 minutes of placing my feet on Edinburgh Waverley tarmac, my...Read More
Another episode we recorded out in Australia, Robin and Josie are joined by award winning comedian Tom Ballard who brought along a little bag of some of his favourite books to discuss. Terry Pratchett, Simon Rich, Owen Jones, JK Rowling and more are all on the menu.Read More
In the first talk Pouya Pour from Bristol University explains his research on using skin cells to generate new heart cells to repair heart disease. Also from Bristol is Amy Burchill who is looking at ways to treat blood pressure via electrical shocks to nerves in the kidney. Finally, Tomasz Dobrzycki from Oxford University is conducting research on the Zebra fish looking to develop stem cell therapies for human conditions.Read More
In this short piece, written and performed by Robin Ince, uncover a year in the life of a stand up comedian’s journey to the Edinburgh Fringe. From the end to the beginning to the end to the beginning.Read More
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