Sony Award Winning Stand-Up and Co-Presenter of Radio 4’s Infinite Monkey Cage Robin Ince is supporting Marsden Library.

Robin Ince will be live in Marsden’s Mechanics Hall on Monday 27th June, offering his brand of chaotic stand-up and helping Friends of Marsden Library to raise money for the Library.

Jenny Hemming from Friends of Marsden Library said ‘We were bowled over when Robin offered to do the gig on expenses because it was for the Library. It’s incredibly generous, and we’re hoping for a really good turnout to welcome him to Marsden. It just shows how much Libraries are valued, that people will donate their time to them like this.”

Tickets for the gig are on sale now, £9/£7, from Marsden Mechanics Hall (www.marsdenmechanics.co.uk, phone 01484 844857).

Robin is predominantly known as a science populariser and pioneering comedian behind hugely successful live events such as The Book Club, School for Gifted Children and 9 Lessons and Carols for Godless People. He presents Sony Gold Award winning the Infinite Monkey Cage on Radio 4 with Brian Cox.

For stand up he has won three Chortle Awards, the Time Out Outstanding Achievement Award and was nominated for the British Comedy Awards Best Live show.

He is a regular contributor to Alan Moore’s Dodgem Logic magazine, New Statesman and as well as The Times, Telegraph, The Independent, Eureka Science Magazine, Reader’s Digest and many more.

His regular radio appearances have included The News Quiz, Just a Minute and Loose Ends as well as presenting the documentaries Schrodinger’s Cat and Vinyl Culture.

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