Live Dates

Here are all my upcoming shows in the UK and beyond – and things I’ve made that you can listen to and watch right now. If there are no live events listed near you right now, join my mailing list to get gig news straight in your inbox.  Or if you’d like to book me for a show or event yourself, please get in touch via the contact page.


Most of the live events I was going to be part of have been cancelled due to public health concerns. The following gigs may or may not be going ahead (or may be postponed) but in the meantime enjoy the free online “Stay At Home Festival” from Robin Ince and Cosmic Shambles, and – coming this summer – “A Podcast Of Unnecessary Detail” from myself and Matt and Steve of Festival of the Spoken Nerd.

Thu 23 Jul :: Best Of An Evening Of Unnecessary Detail, Bloomsbury Theatre – with a different line-up each night (tickets)

Fri 24 Jul :: Best Of An Evening Of Unnecessary Detail, Bloomsbury Theatre – the second of two different line-ups (tickets)

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 RADIO 4 – DID THE VICTORIANS RUIN THE WORLD? – The historically accurate and hilarious series I wrote with Dr Kat Arney (listen here)
BBC RADIO 4 – GREAT LIVES – Championing inventor and physicist Hertha Ayrton with the IET’s Anne Locker and Matthew Parris (listen here)
BBC RADIO 3 – THE VERB – ALGORITHMS – singing a new autocompleted song on Radio 3’s flagship spoken word show (listen here)

– three full-length shows “You Can’t Polish A Nerd”“Just For Graphs” and “Full Frontal Nerdity” are out now on DVD, download and VHS… that’s not a joke… Get your copy here, and also download our recent BBC Radio 4 series “Domestic Science” as an audiobook here.

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