PART OF LEEDS COMEDY FESTIVAL 2023
Robin Ince returns to Leeds with a mash up of his two new shows that
are off to the Edinburgh Fringe – Melons! and Weapons of Empathy .
Melons! is a celebration of stand-up comedy and how punching melons on
a daily basis changed the direction of his career and eventually led
to ‘The Infinite Monkey Cage’ and arena tours with Brian Cox, while
Weapons of Empathy is a story of his obsession with books
Eric Idle has described Robin as “hysterically funny”
The Times Literary Supplement described his latest book as “joyous,
irreverent and more than a trifle eccentric – liberating and
And his Radio 4 series, Reality Tunnel, was recently nominated for an
Aria award for best comedy while ‘The Inifnite Monkey Cage’ is winner of
Rose D’or award.