Animal Showoff – July 8th, UCL Grant Museum


For this amazing new twist on the Showoff formula 10 incredible acts pick an animal each and show off as hard as they can about it. Expect science, jokes, music, stories and laughter as we get under the skin of ten different species with animal lovers from across the UK.


Steve Cross – science comedian and compere. Naked mole rat lover. Swan hater. Equivocal about voles.

Cat Rogers (opera singer) – The Woodbird

Rachel Jennings (Horniman Museum) – Pigeons

Gavin Broad (Natural History Museum) – Wasps

Theo Blossom (ZSL London Zoo) – Pangolins

Jack Ashby (UCL Grant Museum) – The Platypus

Chris Faulkes (Queen Mary University of London) – Naked Mole Rats

Naomi Webster (Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust) – Ploughshare Tortoises

Sophie Meekings (UCL Insitute of Cognitive Neuroscience) – A gorilla

Elizabeth Dearnley (UCL School of European Languages, Culture and Society) – Wolves

Claire Asher (UCL dept of Genetics, Environment and Evolution) – Tardigrades

Doors for the gig will open at 19:00. Tickets are £6 (plus NO BOOKING FEE) from the eventbrite link at the top. All the ticket money will go towards conservation of the specimens of the amazing Grant Museum.



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