Selected Creative Credits
The Cosmic Shambles Network (2016 – Current)
Co-creators and producers of major online network of live events, podcasts, blogs, documentaries and more. Blog network is the exclusive home to many of the UK’s top science writers. Acclaimed podcasts, like Book Shambles, Science Shambles and Brain Yapping, amass millions upon millions of downloads. Videos and documentaries include both video and audio including a behind the scenes series at CERN. Our live events include international tours, signature events at world leading venues, festival shows and more. Nominated for three Ockham Awards, a British Podcast Award and Winner of a 2021 Chortle Award.
Brian Cox and Robin Ince’s Christmas Compendium of Reason (2014 – Present)
Backstage and podcast production as well as creating many of the pre show short films as part of this annual celebration. And from 2018 official co-producers of the show at the Hammersmith Apollo and Royal Albert Hall with our friends at Phil McIntyre Entertainments.
Book Shambles (2016 – Current)
Acclaimed podcast hosted by Robin Ince and Josie Long with over 1.5 million downloads and counting. Guests have included Bryan Cranston, Alan Moore, Sara Pascoe, Charlotte Church, Ricky Gervais, Stewart Lee and many, many more.
Science Shambles (2017 – Current)
The popular podcast hosted by Helen Czerski and Robin Ince where they chat science with authors and researchers. During 2020 and 2021 the podcast was also a weekly livestream with audience Q&A. The podcast is also a regular at many festivals and museums around the UK.
Stand Up Maths (2016 – Current)
Online channel of maths documentary videos fronted by Matt Parker that have seen over ten million views. So far, we’ve built an arcade machine with lasers, flown a sink to the other side of the world, built a matchbox computer and lots more.
A day of maths talks and presentations aimed at High School students produced and live-streamed from the Royal Institution.
Humbe Pi (2022)
Full production, filming and post production of Matt Parker’s soon to be released stand up comedy special.
Rutherford and Fry’s Complete Guide to Everything* Abridged. (2021)
Tour managers and co-presenters of the first ever live tour for Drs Hannah Fry and Adam Rutherford in a show that took audiences on thrilling journey through time and space, from the beginnings of life on Earth to wondrous aliens elsewhere in the galaxies, from the darkest depths of infinity – via a hypnotised snail – to the brightest recesses of our minds.
The Linda Smith Lecture (2021)
The Linda Smith Lecture, named after the late comedy writer and comedian, was established in 2015 and is presented by the British Stand-Up Comedy Archive and the School of Arts, this prestigious annual event sees a prominent UK comedian reflect on the comedy business. For the 2021 lecture we produced and shot the two hour lecture by Robin Ince that was released through Go Faster Stripe.
An Uncanny Hour (2021)
Audio documentary series that looks at the weird and uncanny, and often ignored, corners of counter and un-pop culture. Topics explored include belief in alien visitation, the films of Derek Jarman, political horror classic Death Line, the films of John Carpenter and much more. Hosted by Robin Ince and featuring guests such as Mark Kermode, Mark Gatiss, Reece Shearsmith, Sarah Morgan, Suzi Gage, Stewart Lee, Samira Ahmed and Alan Moore.
Tips for Existence (2021)
Podcast series exploring different artists and scientists ‘Tips for Existence’. How they find meaning in a meaningless universe. Guests included Tim Minchin, Neil Gaiman, Natalie Haynes, Carolyn Porco, Eddie Glaude Jr, Nicole Stott and Carlo Rovelli.
3 part documentary series shot at NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre in Florida. Chris Hadfield and Lucie Green look at the history and technology of the Space Shuttle Atlantis.
Nine Lessons and Carols for Socially Distanced People (2020)
Our much-loved end-of-year tradition couldn’t be stopped by COVID. We crammed every little bit of creativity into one phenomenal 24-hour live show! With a handful of people live in studio at Kings Place, we broadcast live for 25 hours straight with over 150 special guests joining us from EVERY continent on Earth. We then did a four hour encore the following week. The shows raised tens of thousands of pounds for charity with special guests including no less than four astronauts, Robert Smith, Jo Brand, Guy Pearce, Charlotte Church, Sharon D Clarke, Helen Czerski, Deborah Frances-White, Ben Goldacre, Joel McHale, Eddie Izzard, Chris Jackson, Josie Long, Rachel Parris and more!
The Stay at Home Festival (2020)
Just three days after lockdown was announced in the UK, and before it was even enforced, we launched the Stay at Home Festival. A series of daily morning shows streamed live and free online hosted by Robin Ince and Josie Long with a huge range of A List international guests to keep people entertained during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The festival usually streamed two shows daily and also raised tens of thousands of pounds for struggling artists and venues hit hardest by the crisis. The festival ran for over two months, with hundreds of shows, culminating in the 4 hour spectacle, Sea Shambles, as part of Royal Albert Home.
Powering Net Zero Britain (2020)
A special livestream event in association with the Royal Academy of Engineering to celebrate the 2020 MacRobert Award.
Genetics Shambles (2020)
12 episode online video and podcast series looking at the world of genetics. Made in association with The Genetics Society and The Milner Centre for Evolution at the University of Bath.
Science in Zero G (2020)
6 part documentary series made in collaboration with the European Space Agency about the science undertaken in micro gravity aboard parabolic flights. Shot on location in France.
For the Love of Engineering (2019)
Live event for the Mechanical Engineering team at UCL. Sold out night at the Bloomsbury Theatre highlighting current research.
Chaos of Delight (2019)
UK tour for Robin Ince’s live stand up show featuring music from She Makes War. Live from Penzance to Glasgow and loads of places in between.
Working with the Stephen Hawking Foundation and science communicator Jonny Berliner to produce a series of physics videos for high school students.
A new comedy play producing and directed in conjunction with Footprint Theatre. Touring in 2019 partnered with engaging science talks from world leading astronomers.
I’m a Joke and So Are You launch (2018)
Sold out live event for the launch of Robin Ince’s book of the same name featuring performances from Robin, Josie Long, Stewart Lee, Grace Petrie and Philippa Perry.
Robin Ince + Chris Hadfield’s Space Shambles (2018)
Live event at the Royal Albert Hall to celebrate space exploration, featuring a wide range of scientists, comedians and musicians
The Future is Now (2018)
Live event for the Mechanical Engineering team at UCL. Sold out night at the Shaw Theatre highlighting current research.
Book Shambles Live (2018)
Live events at the Royal Albert Hall, the Edinburgh Fringe and multiple literature festivals around the UK. Guests included Neil Gaiman, Jeremy Dyson, Sophie Scott, Jen Brister and Ian Rankin.
The Happy Brain (2018)
Book Launch event for author Dean Burnett at Kings Place
For Helen and Barry (2017)
Charity comedy night and accompanying documentary at New Wimbledon Theatre featuring Daniel Kitson, James Acaster, Josie Long, Robin Ince, Billy Bragg and more
Cosmic Superheroes (2017)
Cosmic Shambles LIVE (2017)
Six date live tour of Australia and New Zealand with a huge science, comedy and music variety show. This was the first time these shows had left the UK. Performers included five comedians and scientists from the UK plus lots of local talent.
The Quest for Wonder (2016)
Puppet based family web series adventure starring Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince. Produced in conjunction with the Science Museum.
The Empty Niche: The Long Lost Bust of Moncure Conway
One hour documentary film.
QED Quiz Night (2015, 2017 & 2018)
Produced and curated three multimedia quiz nights as part of the QED conference in Manchester.
The Cosmic Genome Quizzicals (2015)
The largest ever science quiz night in London, held at a packed Conway Hall and peppered with special guests, experiments and talks throughout the quiz.
The Infinite Monkey Cage (2014)
Production and direction of the music video with Eric Idle for The Infinite Monkey Cage podcast. Also performed live with the puppets from the music video at The Infinite Monkey Cage live recording at the Edinburgh Fringe that same year.
Show and Tell (2014)
Live event in the tradition of Calvin and Hobbes where scientists brought along a favourite object and used it to tell a story of discovery. Played in London, Cheltenham and Cambridge.
The Incomplete Map of the Cosmic Genome (2013-2016)
Custom made app collecting hundreds of exclusive interviews with world leading scientists and scientifically curious people.
Pale Blue Café (2012)
Short comedy film about Carl Sagan
Dear Harry (2012)
Two episode pilot web series
The Skeptical Plays Trilogy (2009-2011)
Three critically acclaimed plays at the Camden Fringe over three years. Rob Is, The Twenty Minute Policy and Alternative
First Hand (2007)
Six part documentary series filmed across eight countries following numbers and maths experts who quit their jobs to become professional online poker plays.
No Refunds (2005)
Play at The Regal Theatre, Subiaco. Starring Kingsley Judd and Charles Bud Tingwell.
Love on the Box (2003)
Award winning eight part sitcom series. First ever sitcom produced in Western Australia.
We’ve made countless films for many corporate clients over the years. These have ranged from live coverage, to training films to viral videos racking up tens of millions of views. Some of the companies we have created content for include Betfair, Amazon, Synergy PR, The Collective, The Trainline, National Theatre, The Old Vic, Phillips, Hitachi, Future Publishing, Ferrero Rocher, Hampton Court Garden Show, Manchester United, Liverpool FC, Goodwood FOS, Sports Aid, London 2012, BBC, Albion, Online Media Experts, Mischief, Flight Training London, McAlinden Associates, Timeform, Tradefair, Minds Eye TV, Further Maths Support Programme, Maths Inspiration, Festival of the Spoken Nerd, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, A-List Entertainment, Conway Hall Ethical Society and Humanists UK.