Nine Lessons and Carols for Curious People

by The Cosmic Shambles Network in London, England, United Kingdom

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On 21st December 2020 we successfully raised £25,311 with 894 supporters in 74 days

The iconic Nine Lessons & Carols for Curious People & Compendium are staging a 24 hour online edition for charity in this pandemic hit 2020

by The Cosmic Shambles Network in London, England, United Kingdom

14 More Guests Announced!!

The total number of guests announced for our EPIC 24 hours of live science, music and comedy now stands at 74!


We are delighted to announce another great tranche of performers, musicians and scientists who are going to be taking part in this year’s unique show. 

Robin Ince will host the entire show and his confirmed guests already include Brian Cox, Helen Czerski, Josie Long, Sharon D Clarke, Helen Sharman, Chris Hadfield, Jim Al-Khalili, Nitin Sawhney, Rachel House and Sophie Ellis Bextor. All in all, there will be well over 100 performers, scientists, comedians and more taking part and you can see the full list, with bios, here.

And now we’ve announced fourteen more INCREDIBLE special guests. They are:

• Acclaimed comedian Yianni Agisilaou

• Author and the heart and soul of Australian rock music, Jimmy Barnes

• Immunologist and award winning author Professor Dan Davis

• Multi-platinum selling singer / songwriter Delta Goodrem

• Comedian, author, performer and Python, Robin the Brave himself, Eric Idle

• Award winning comedian, including the Perrier for Best Newcomer, Milton Jones

• Mr Robot and Dispatches from Elsewhere actor Eve Lindley

• Comedian and podcaster Kiri Pritchard-McLean

• Battle of the Sexes and The Meg actress Jessica McNamee

• Multi award winning comedian, writer and presenter Shaun Micallef

• Anthropologist, broadcaster and author Professor Alice Roberts

• Apollo 9 Lunar Module pilot, astronaut Rusty Schweickart

• Inside No.9 and The League of Gentleman’s Reece Shearsmith

• Poet and performance artist Keisha Thompson

It’s going to be 24 hours of chaos, science and fun, and all for charity, to round out quite the challenging year for everyone… 

A MASSIVE thanks to those who've donated already!

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