Thursday 29 November 2012 Updated: 29/11 12:53
MULTI-TALENTED stand-up comedian, actor and writer Robin Ince brings his latest show Happiness Through Science to The Comedy Zone at the Marr's Bar on Thursday, December 6.
Ince - who is best known for presenting the BBC radio show The Infinite Monkey Cage with physicist Brian Cox - will continue his comic exploration of the human condition, and asks can you be happy and rational at the same time.
He began his stand-up career in 1990, when he first appeared as part of the Edinburgh Fringe show Rubbernecker, alongside Stephen Merchant, Jimmy Carr and Ricky Gervais in 2001.
As a close friend of Gervais, he opened as a support act for his Politics tour in 2004 and his Fame tour in 2007. He also appears on the DVD and often features in The Office star's video podcasts, mainly being bullied, annoyed and attacked by Gervais.
In 2006 he won the Time Out Award for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy.
Ince started his career as a comedy writer, working on The 11 O'Clock Show for which he also performed as an impressionist. He also appeared in The Office as failed interviewee Stuart Foot.
Ince and the Brian Cox present the science series The Infinite Monkey Cage on BBC Radio 4, which won a Gold Award in the Best Speech Programme category at the 2011 Sony Radio Awards.
He is also a regular contributor on Steve Lamacq's BBC Radio 6 Music show.
Tickets costing £10 can be booked in advance for his show at the Marr's Bar, Music City and www.ticketweb.co.uk
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