Improvised Pantomime at Sutton House

Christmas 2016 brought a strange new experience into my life. Improvised Pantomime!

Some now-usual suspects banded together to bring your favourite pantomime characters to life.

We meandered the passages of the fantastic Sutton House in Hackney and bantered wildly with each other and anyone not afraid of us. I generally chose the role of Aladdin’s genie, or sometimes Aladdin himself, to be honest whoever the punters thought I was became who I pretended to be, as is the nature of improv after all.

Why do some animals eat themselves?

Why do some animals eat themselves?

My recent story for BBC Earth is on autocannibalism, the act of eating oneself. There are many kinds of animals that eat members of their own species but some, either through accident or intention, eat parts of themselves! Read on to satisfy your morbid curiosity.

Hosting discussions at Being Human Festival

Hosting discussions at Being Human Festival

The Human Mind Project runs an annual festival called Being Human. This year at Senate House I worked with Guerilla Science and The People Speak to open up discussion about artificial intelligence and creativity.
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