Robin Ince

Robin Ince

Robin Ince is a comedian, writer, presenter and all round popular culture pundit and film expert. Over the years Robin has written gags for the likes of Alastair McGowan, Graham Norton, The Sketch Show and Have I Got News For You. He also wrote the hugely successful 'John Peel meets the dictators' monologues for Channel 4's The 11'OClock Show. In 2005 he performed a brand new stand-up show Robin Ince As Dumb As You at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to critical acclaim, as well as hosting the comedy show The Book Club. He has supported Ricky Gervais on his Politics tour around the country and ...

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Updated October 9, 2012
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Stewart Lee is this month’s guest on Robin and Josie’s Utter Shambles and the subject* of choice this month: ...
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Each year at the legendary Edinburgh Fringe Festival, musical comedian Peter Buckley-Hill puts on a special show of his ...
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The next Utter Shambles is out – hurrah! – and none other than Tim Minchin has joined Robin Ince and Josie Long for a ...
Monty Python star Terry Jones is the latest special guest on our comedy podcast Utter Shambles. The writer, director ...
The lyrically dextrous Scroobius Pip joins Robin Ince and Josie Long for a brand new edition of Utter Shambles. In ...
Robin and Josie are back from Edinburgh and they’ve snared the musician, activist and all-round lovely man Billy Bragg ...
Dave Gorman jumped ship from the floundering News of the World days before the revelation that the Sunday tabloid was ...
The brand new podcast series of Robin Ince and Josie Long’s Utter Shambles is in the building. Robin returns unable ...
The wait is nearly over - Robin Ince and Josie Long are returning for a brand new run of their Comedy Central podcast ...
BBC Radio 4’s The Infinite Monkey Cage has won the gold award for Best Speech Programme at this year’s Sony Radio ...
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As an early Christmas present for all you Utter Shambles fans we’ve managed to squeeze in another special edition ...
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Full Biography

Robin Ince is a comedian, writer, presenter and all round popular culture pundit and film expert.


Over the years Robin has written gags for the likes of Alastair McGowan, Graham Norton, The Sketch Show and Have I Got News For You. He also wrote the hugely successful 'John Peel meets the dictators' monologues for Channel 4's The 11'OClock Show.


In 2005 he performed a brand new stand-up show Robin Ince As Dumb As You at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to critical acclaim, as well as hosting the comedy show The Book Club.


He has supported Ricky Gervais on his Politics tour around the country and featured in the Politics DVD that came out last year. He also appeared briefly in an episode of The Office, as a job applicant.


Oh, and he's done some exclusive podcasts with Josie Long for us featuring a host of comedy giants, which you can download for free, right here or you can join their Facebook group here.


Robin has also contributed to the world of radio. Recent credits include writing and performing The In Crowd on Radio 4, and has also appeared in We've Been Here Before, Loose Ends, 4 At The Store and Beat The Kids.


No doubt you may recognise him from popping up all over the place on telly, lending his views on such shows as Big Brother's Little Brother and Morning Glory, both for Channel 4.


He continues to gig extensively on the UK circuit and beyond both as a stand up and compere including South Africa, Australia, Poland and Bosnia where he rather bizarrely supported The Stranglers in front of an audience of 1,500 squaddies.


Robin has also co-written his first feature film. Set in the world of children's dance competitions, Razzle Dazzle is a comedy starring Ben Miller, one half of comedy double act Armstrong and Miller.

audience of 1,500 squaddies.


Most recently Robin created the live show School For Gifted Children before he joined forces with Richard Dawkins and other celebrated athiests to champion their belief that when we snuff it, that really is it, with a series of live shows such as 9 Lessons and Carols For Godless Children.


You can also follow Robin on Twitter.