Fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe, the sell-out comedy phenomenon is back on tour with a brand new show for the insatiably sci-curious.
Whether you loved or loathed the school science lab, Festival of the Spoken Nerd is here to feed your brain, tickle your ribs and light your Bunsen burner.
Stand-up mathematician Matt Parker (BBC2 Things You Need To Know) experiments maestro Steve Mould (BBC1 Britain’s Brightest street scientist) and geeky songstress Helen Arney (BBC Radio4 Infinite Monkey Cage) mix astonishing science with statistically significant comedy – and maybe a few things that go BANG!
With over a million views on YouTube for their experiments, songs and stand-up, this is your chance to see three of the UK’s best (and nerdiest) performers in an unforgettable night of comedy and curiosity. Full Frontal Nerdity guaranteed!
Recommended age 15+. Contains strong language and spreadsheets.
Watch highlights on YouTube: festivalofthespokennerd.com/videos
Praise for Full Frontal Nerdity at the Edinburgh Fringe:
**** “Great, funny, clever… Even the heckles at this terrific show are smart” – The Scotsman
**** “The nerd show to end all nerd shows” – The List
**** “Smart and funny… a set of curious scientific facts that are genuinely obscure. The perfect night out for Mythbusters fans, or Brainiac fans who are ready for some actual science.” – The Skinny
**** “A refreshing change” – Scottish Sunday Express
“Charm and perky curiosity is in its DNA” – Guardian
“Wonderfully witty” – Chortle
“Harnesses comedy to highlight what is fun – and funny – about science” – New Scientist
**** “A riotously funny show about science… brimming with unashamed geekery” – Three Weeks
**** “unbelievably funny, incredibly fun… if you like learning and love laughing this is definitely the show for you.” – Broadway Baby
To download our free monthly podcast, join our mailing list and find out more about Matt, Steve, Helen and Festival of the Spoken Nerd, go to festivalofthespokennerd.com
Where: Cambridge Junction, Clifton Way, Cambridge, CB1 7GX
When: Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5 February 2014
Start time: 20.00
Tickets £15/£13: http://www.junction.co.uk/artist/5940
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/193029717548218
Where: Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1NF
When: Saturday 8 February 2014
Start time: 20.00
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/548568995220464/