" Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact". - Thomas Huxley
For the ten years before QI, Mitchinson was a book publisher, Prior to that he spent six years as Marketing Director of Waterstone's. John is a Vice-President of the Hay Festival, a director of Jonathan Burrows contemporary dance group, a Fellow of the RSA and one of Trustees of the London Centre for International Storytelling.
First broadcast on 17th December 2010.
See also this interview with John and Keith Kahn-Harris talking about John's exciting new publishing venture Unbound.
First broadcast on 7th October 2011.