JOsie A PETERS
ASTROPHYSICIST - COMEDIAN & ACTOR - PRESENTER - ILLUSTRATOR
With my qualifications in astrophysics and passion for communicating science, I am a clear and direct scientific advisor.
I provided astrophysics advice for Andrew Hunter Murray's (QI elf, comedian and co-host of No Such Thing As A Fish) dystopian thriller The Last Day.
I taught at the University of Oxford as a tutor for Worcester College and the Astrophysics sub-department.
I was a panellist at the Royal Lyceum Edinburgh's talk show. I was interviewed by Business Insider for an article on black holes, featured several times on BBC Radio Oxford and presented at several outreach events.
University of Oxford
MSc Astronomy & Astrophysics
University of Manchester
King's College London
I am an illustrator, I love drawing animals and people with a lot of colour and humour.
I work in procreate, pen & ink, watercolour and gouache.
See my portfolio
COMEDIAN & ACTOR
I am an improvised comedian, singer (soprano) and actor. I create expressive and truthful characters. I am the director of The Oxford Imps for the academic year 2021/22.
I joined the Oxford Imps in 2015, since performing in hundreds of shows in and around Oxford, as well as at the Edinburgh Fringe.
I have guest spotted in Criminal, a murder mystery improv show featuring comedians such as Josie Lawrence, Miles Jupp and Rachel Parris, as well as performing with Canadian group Club Soda, as a guest on Jericho Comedy podcast The Dinner Party and Verity Babbs' Art Laughs.
Josh Berry Voice Thief
Voice over for Edinburgh Show
Various voice over clips for large radio network
I present fun, engaging science videos with the BBC and to my TikTok following. Most recently, you can find me presenting on 2 web series (Space Mysteries episodes 6-10 and Weird Science) on the BBC Earth Facebook page (12M followers) and BBC Earth Lab YouTube Channel (1M followers). Another 5 part series is currently in production -as of early 2022.
I have been presenting science since 2014 when I co-presented on The Jodcast at the University of Manchester during my MSc. Since presenting on podcasts Recycled Electrons and A Piece of String. I give public talks and am available for communications and presenting consulting.
I contributed to The Edge of Science, a BBC Studios and YouTube Originals programme with 2.1M+ views on the science of levitation. I got to ride a hoverboard!
BBC Earth / Facebook Watch presenting
5 part web series
Episodes 6-10 November 2021
5 part web series March 2021
Contributor, BBC Studios & YouTube Originals
WORK WITH ME!
In person or online presenting?
Astrophysics talk or consulting?
Improvised comedy guest spot?
Illustrating editorial, greetings cards, portraits or maps?
Send me an email: firstname.lastname@example.org