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.