User:Mortice/Nerdstock: 9 Lessons and Carols for Godless People

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Nerdstock: 9 Lessons and Carols for Godless People is a televised Christmas stage show celebrating science and reason, organised by the Rationalist Association and the journal New Humanist. The live music was provided by the Mystery Fax Machine Orchestra.

It was described by the host, Robin Ince: "If the Royal Variety Show was put in a matter transportation machine with the Royal Institution Christmas lectures, this is what you'd get"[1].

It was performed at the Bloomsbury Theatre from the 15th to 19th December, 2009, and at the Hammersmith Apollo on 20th December, 2009. The Apollo show was also broadcast in part on BBC 4, produced by Kaye Godleman. Part of proceeds go to Mustard Seed secular school in Uganda.

Line-up of BBC broadcast[edit]

The presenter was Robin Ince.

The participants were:

  • Brian Cox
  • Richard Dawkins
  • Mark Steel
  • Richard Herring
  • Shappi Khorsandi
  • Ben Goldacre
  • Simon Singh
  • Barry Cryer
  • Robyn Hitchcock


External links[edit]

Category:BBC television programmes