Ready to be challenged by comedians Jonny Berliner and Simon Watt? The anarcho-nerd pub quiz has moved online.

We would have been having a ton of fun live, but something pandemicy got in the way. Well, you can’t cancel the internet. It’s free, we are just doing this for a laugh but if you like it, feel free to give some money to Crisis. All you need to play along is a solid web connection. 1 ticket per household, but at home you can play as a team or as an individual – we have the technology. Most rounds are pun-based. We are sorry about that.

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Simon Watt is a biologist, writer, science communicator, comedian and TV presenter. He runs “Ready Steady Science”, a science communication company, the “Ugly Animal Preservation Society” and is the co-creator and host of the podcast, Level Up Human. He is author of The Ugly Animals: We Can’t All be Pandas. He is perhaps best known as a presenter on the BAFTA winning documentary series Inside Nature’s Giants and the Channel 4 special The Elephant: Life After Death.

Jonny Berliner is a dedicated science troubadour and pioneer of geek pop, Jonny Berliner has performed his evidence-based ditties far and wide, lighting up sciencey stages from Cyprus, to CERN, to the Science Museum. From atoms to animals and everything in between, Jonny can make the most obscure theories funny and understandable, with a catchy tune to boot!


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