Reviews
The Ignobel of the podcast world. It makes you laugh and then makes you think, not necessarily in that order.
MitchVaughan via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/21/20
Good
space spaceship via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 01/21/20
As the title says, his definitions of all that’s fundamental with everything is too much for my limited intellect. However, his side-kick, Coxy is more my level.
LeBeL22 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/19/20
Brilliant, funny, intellectual, loony, stimulating, amazing, diverting.
Jim Pettipher via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/14/20
The best thing that you can do with your ear holes 👂
bryan .s . via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/14/20
It helps me sleep
a guy man via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/13/20
Brian provides science Robin the humour and earth cable
R031 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/13/20
This is THE BEST science podcast I’ve ever listened to. That have just the right balance between comedy and facts. I’ve learned SO SO SO much. Thanks
Entrapy via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 01/08/20
Just Brilliant
The Real Baby Gonzo via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/04/20
Hurts your head sometimes but is very worthwile
donut eagle 2.0 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 12/15/19
Hmm
This show would be way better without the laugh track.
woofjetmeow via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/14/19
I love science and humour, which makes it perfect for me.
hoooooooooooooooooott🐦 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 12/14/19
Entertaining and informative but spoiled by Robin Ince continuously shouting to be heard and speaking over people to try and get a joke in. A different co-host would increase the rating.
Oz82 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 11/22/19
Makes my head hurt sometimes but still the greatest
Rob Deamer via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 11/22/19
I can’t count the number of times I’ve used a fact or a story from this show in my science class to make the curriculum more interesting. And I find the non-expert guest gives me insight into how non-scientists view science. Very entertaining, sometimes irreverent always insightful.
SmallEnglishTiger via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 11/19/19
Cox now surrounded by BBC types for so long he actually thinks his weekly 'Trump's an idiot' joke is witty. Potentially good format but terrible presenters.Read full review »
Poketastic via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 11/14/19
I like it it’s good to listen to on dog walks and I do find him funny 😁
#beanosmemes367 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 11/03/19
Stumbled upon this feature on my iPad mini after hearing Parker Posey would be in new podcast mini series. Very first podcast I subscribed and listened to, “Brits in space” was sullied with e.u. praise. As a American that has awoken to the reality of Multinational entities that own over 90...Read full review »
non-sjw via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/29/19
Great show and content, let down by really bad (watery) MP3 compression.
ChrisM(Aus) via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 10/18/19
Great experts, great comedians, priceless comedy, thought provoking reflections.
timmy j 87 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/16/19
I just don’t find Paul Ince funny. He’s actually a bit annoying.
Doesn't workkkkkkkkkkk!!!!! via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 10/15/19
A wonderful podcast, full of knowledge and humour.
TommySmithy via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 10/14/19
Love this podcast and what a great introduction to science for many of us.
dpnz4 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 10/10/19
Having a comedian guest just doesn’t work. They usually have nothing of interest to add and just end up going to the usual ‘Trump is a bit thick’ joke. Otherwise it’s very interesting.
jonpombear via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 10/08/19
This show is turning into a really ego trip for the presenters. Too much time given to their self-regarding comments and virtue-signalling. What was enjoyable about this originally (and made it connect with people so well) was its accessibility and that it just did science. Now its vanity and...Read full review »
saperlo via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/05/19
As a science lover, I know that sometimes people can make things seem way too complicated. You know, when people give things unnecessarily complicated names just to make themselves look smart, much to the pain of their viewers / listeners / readers. WELL, HERE’S YOUR RELIEF! This show’s title...Read full review »
Batman da boi via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 10/04/19
Was listening to this and they had a really interesting guest on but some idiot kept butting in with truly unfunny ‘funny’ comments. The rest was interesting but whoever this so called comedian is should be P45’d off immediately. Unbearable typical unfunny r4 comedy. Making science unfunny.
MaryH1nge via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 10/01/19
All these people moaning about the addition of humour, how else are we supposed to bring more interest into the sciences! Amazing podcast that brings everyone together! Amazing work guys!
Wilcey14 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 10/01/19
Really lol forward to this podcast and miss it when it’s not on. Funny entertaining and informative.
Person 456 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/30/19
Makes you laugh and makes you think, great combo.
north_melbourne_poddie via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 09/29/19
I am loving this! Great fusion of humour and digestible science without being patronising. Fascinating topics, interesting debates.
AnouskaC via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/26/19
will never make you smarter than Borel
wertham via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 09/24/19
Making science accessible, fun and relatable. Keep up the good work.
CatgirlUK via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/24/19
Intelligent, entertaining and educational. Could do without quite as much jokybloke banter - the curse of the comedy industry - but really good.
NicSeptember via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/24/19
Like almost all science shows; they feel they need to dumb it down to primary school level science. If there is a hint of getting too interesting or serious Robin or other will chip in and stop that in its tracks with some weak humor. It’s ok.
Nozzmaster via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/24/19
If you like or are interested in science then you’ll love this. Even tricky subjects are rendered accessible and interesting. I’d ditch the comedian guest though as Robin and Brian are funny enough and it adds nothing.
Ed BP via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/20/19
Brian Cox is interesting and naturally witty without seeming to try too much and many of the panel experts and genuinely interesting and informative but the attempts to fit humour in most discussions are too much and spoil it. When a comedian goes on a show like this they are there for one reason...Read full review »
donjmf via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/17/19
Fabulous, mystical and magical 🧙‍♀️
Tippman4life via Apple Podcasts · Ireland · 09/13/19
Absolutely love this show. Interesting and witty!
Jobennett44 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/10/19
Like listening to this on my walks (exercise). Very educational and fun to listen to .
Neadsalife via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 08/28/19
Funny and interesting
Dabber361062 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 08/26/19
The guests are enlightening and interesting and take the format in good humour. Brian Cox is his usual enthusiastic and engaging self. What is Robin Ince for? His loud shouting “joke” delivery style smacks of attention seeking. At his best he is sometimes amusing but at his usual worst he serves...Read full review »
Noxiousbeast via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 08/24/19
Typical BBC “podcast” - it’s just a radio show marketed as a podcast. Good people and excellent topics but each episode is semi scripted and there are no opportunities for real discussion. I just gave up in disgust after a guest explained their position on something - Cox politely says that he...Read full review »
Kyriel66 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 08/09/19
The best science podcast. Would appreciate a return to more physics and mathematics though...last few seasons have not had much. Really like guests Fay Dauker (sic) and Jeff Forshaw. Also like comedian Andy Hamilton, and Ross Noble is outrageous. But my favorite is the somewhat serious Brian Cox...Read full review »
Carlie RoxAnn via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/25/19
I’m not saying we don’t appreciate the fundamental particles, oh sorry...the tiny particle de jour, but being able to create unique reactions sort of makes chemists, well...like the Greek gods. In fact, if you look closely at Botticelli’s Birth of Venus, you’ll notice she is wearing goggles as...Read full review »
AK Musician via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/25/19
I love your show and I think you should call it the infinite (in all directions) monkey cage. Just to stop the criticism of the title
thhtjjthtjtjfbfbfbdbevdvfvrvr via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/25/19
This program is what kindled my passion for science. Every time I see a new episode available It makes my day. I probably listen to the whole series at least 3 times
Il sommo aweree via Apple Podcasts · Italy · 07/24/19
I really love this show but unfortunately found myself turning it off less than 5mins in recently. During the episode Are humans evolving? The Trinity Dublin professor was interrupted and talked over so many times that I found myself getting unbelievably bored, I can only imagine what she must...Read full review »
everynicknamewastaken123456789 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 07/21/19
I’ve been hearing about the moon landing for 10 days. Perhaps it’s time for BBC to find something new to broadcast. Prof. Dave in Mannhein, Germany.
Diversitée via Apple Podcasts · Germany · 07/20/19
I adore science podcasts and this one might be up there for my all time favourites. With the incredible depth of knowledge from the guests, and with each episode being base on a new topic, it gives you a full insight on scientific facts!
Churchy jack via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 07/04/19
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