Level Up Human Live at Bluedot Festival

Excited to be heading to Jodrell Bank for Blue Dot Festival tomorrow to celebrate the anniversary of the moon landing. We’ll be recording Level Up Human on the Notes stage with Simon Watt, geomicrobiologist and comedian Sarah Jones and Dr. Holly Shiel. How would you redesign the human body? If you’ve not heard the podcastContinue reading “Level Up Human Live at Bluedot Festival”

The Unfortunate Bisexual is going to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe!

The Unfortunate Bisexual show, which I have been building all year with Cerys Bradley, is going to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! Edinburgh Festival is the world’s biggest arts festival, and we’re absolutely delighted to be taking our show up there. If you’re in Edinburgh during the month of August do come along and see it!Continue reading “The Unfortunate Bisexual is going to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe!”

Do creative projects have a life of their own?

“There are two types of writers, the architects and the gardeners. The architects plan everything ahead of time, like an architect building a house. They know how many rooms are going to be in the house, what kind of roof they’re going to have, where the wires are going to run, what kind of plumbingContinue reading “Do creative projects have a life of their own?”

Level Up Human Live at the Barbican

Level Up Human, the podcast that redesigns the human body, is back at the Barbican! The Barbican’s Life Rewired season considers what it means to be human when technology is changing everything. Is it enhancing our lives, challenging our identities, or both? Join evolutionary revolutionary Simon Watt, hormone champion Dr. Miles Levy and me toContinue reading “Level Up Human Live at the Barbican”

Amélie: BFI Comedy Genius Tour

On Wednesday 12th December I’ll be presenting Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s fabulous Amélie, the classic comic fantasy that launched Audrey Tautou to stardom. Tautou stars as the lonely waitress who finds ways to bring others the happiness (or comeuppance) they deserve, and eventually finds her own happy ending. It’s an imaginative, sassy romp through a Parisian dreamworld,Continue reading “Amélie: BFI Comedy Genius Tour”

‘The Evolution of Truth’ at the Royal Institution

I chaired a couple of talks at the Royal Institution at the beginning of the month, with Evan Davis and Richard Byrne. Here is a somewhat upside-down action shot taken from the balcony, of the three of us during the Q&A at the end of the session. Both talks were a fascinating insight into deception.Continue reading “‘The Evolution of Truth’ at the Royal Institution”