Tim Minchin on Jonathan Ross Friday!

By Phil Plait | October 30, 2009 10:30 am

For U.S. folks who get BBC America, the fantastic comedian, skeptic, and musician Tim Minchin will be on the Friday Night with Jonathan Ross show tonight!

Tim is brilliant; his performance at TAM London brought the house down. Jonathan Ross is something of a skeptic himself; he and his family attended TAML as well, and I found them to be funny, intelligent, and totally charming.

I can’t wait to see Tim on the show! I know it’s on YouTube already, but I’d rather wait and see the whole show [Edited to add: the video has been removed]. We’ve been watching it here at Chez BA and it’s really funny.

By the way, both Tim and Jonathan are on Twitter.

CATEGORIZED UNDER: Skepticism, TV/Movies

Comments (9)

  1. Two more people to add to the follow list. :)

    I need to set up my DVR for the Jonathan Ross show, thanks for reminding me (all the things that get misses when setting up a new Chez).

  2. Anders Elfgren

    The youtube link is dead.

  3. I saw part of this last week on BBC. It was pretty good — so yes, watch it.

  4. you’re in for a real treat.

  5. ND

    His Storm beat poem is awesome. Watch it wherever you find it.

  6. Sandra (MedTek)

    I saw Tim Sunday in London (after seeing him at TAM) and he was brilliant. A great musician, absolutely hilarious with a smart, serious underpinning that sets my mind spinning.

  7. rolandthg

    thanks for introducing me to tim minchin

  8. ColonelFazackerley

    At for those in the UK, you can see this on BBC’s iPlayer.


    and the week after (episode 9) he has Dara O’Briain.

    I don’t usually watch this, as my baby daughter (or womanchild, as Minchin would have it!) means I generally can’t stay awake past 9:00. I enjoyed both these episodes, though.

  9. Danno

    Any word when the animation of Storm will be released?


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