“What better than an hour laced with spreadsheets... science focused songs... and a lot of spectacular pyrotechnics” Fringe Review … more

You Can’t Polish A Nerd

The science comedy phenomenon are back on tour this Autumn! Join stand-up mathematician Matt Parker, TV experiments maestro Steve Mould and award-winning geek songstress Helen Arney at the ultimate show for nerds and non-nerds. Tickets are on sale now for 27 shows across in 23 cities.

Since their last tour, the “resplendently geeky trio” (The Times) have featured on BBC2’s QI, created a genuinely “experimental” comedy show for BBC Radio 4 and played the Hammersmith Apollo with Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince, while Steve and Helen have written the first Festival of the Spoken Nerd book: The Element In The Room.

You Can’t Polish A Nerd will see Helen, Matt and Steve putting the “oooh” into zoology, the “fun” into fundamental theorem of calculus and the “recursion” into recursion.

Featuring a veritable Periodic Table of new science, songs, and spreadsheets, this show will tickle your ribs and light your Bunsen burner. Full Frontal Nerdity guaranteed!

This show contains scenes of multiple recursion, and is suitable for ages 14+

“Charm and perky curiosity is in its DNA” Guardian
**** “Great, funny, clever… even the heckles at this terrific show are smart” The Scotsman
**** “The geeks have inherited the earth in a show that’s smart and funny” The Skinny
**** “Fantastic and funny… you don’t need to be a ‘nerd’ to enjoy this show” Broadway Baby
**** “Gleefully geeky… impossible to resist, whatever your level of scientific knowledge” Edinburgh Reporter

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Get more of the Nerds in their 2014 show Full Frontal Nerdity, and pre-order their 2016 show Just For Graphs on DVD and download at the Spoken Nerd Shop.