New Documentary Film

ANNOUNCEMENT

We’re excited to announce our next feature documentary film, ‘Curious People: An Incomplete History of Nine Lessons and Compendium’. Coming Summer 2024.

Origins of a Bibliomaniac

NEW RELEASE

In the latest episode of the Bibliomaniac series we mark the one year anniversary of Robin Ince’s Dad’s funeral and take a look at the life, and lifelong obsession with books, of Robin’s Dad Nigel. It is pretty clear to see where Robin gets his love of books from. 

A New Partnership for Shambles

ANNOUNCEMENT

We are extremely excited to announce a new partnership with Sekhmet Racing and UCL Racing | Mechanical Engineering to start work on a new documentary film and groundbreaking shadowing intern programme focusing on women in engineering.

An Uncanny Hour Returns

NEW RELEASE

An Uncanny Hour returns with a bunch of special episodes before a proper series 3 later this year. We kick off with Part One of a Three Part series we’re calling “Stewart Lee and Robin Ince Just Kinda Bang on for a While About Italian Westerns But Not the Really Famous Ones Like ‘My Name is Nobody’ and ‘A Fistful of Dollars’ (Catchy Title)”.

About Us

Indie creators of content for the curious

We formed The Cosmic Shambles Network over a decade ago to create independent content fuelled by curiosity. We create documentaries, podcasts & live shows covering everything from science, books, comedy, music and more!

By teaming up with some of the biggest and best names in science and entertainment, we invite you to dive in with us and explore a Universe of interesting things, with interesting people, in our uniquely Shambolic style.

Live Events

Documentaries

Podcasts

Web Series

Blogs

Merchandise

What We Make and Do

Documentaries

We create exciting, independent and original feature documentary films and series that explore human curiosity in all its forms from science to art.

Live Events

Find out where you can next see our unique brand of science variety, comedy and music live on stage or revisit some of our previous major events and shows.

Podcasts

We produce a huge range of critically acclaimed and popular podcasts including Book Shambles, They’ve Made Us, Brain Yapping and Science Shambles.

Web Series

Our web series range from short discussions to livestreams to deep dive documentary series. There’s something for everyone.

Blogs

Exclusive articles from some of the best science writers around including Dean Burnett, Helen Czerski, Robin Ince and Jon Butterworth.

Short Form

We make lots of original short form content for our Instagram page including the popular ‘Robin’s Book Corner’.

Tour and Event Production

Not only can we produce bespoke events for your festival and alike but we also tour and manage shows for other speakers and performers.

Merch & Book Store

Get yourself some official Shambles merch or get signed copies of our performers books at our online indie bookstore.

Who Are We?

Meet Team Shambles

Here’s some of the people who make Shambles happen and our key contributors.