An Evening Of Unnecessary Detail
A nerdy variety night with Matt, Helen, Steve and friends.
“Come for the Unnecessary Detail, stay for the An Evening Of.”
LIVE SHOWS ARE BACK!
An Evening Of Unnecessary Detail returned to London in 2023 with sold out nights at the Royal Institution, and we loved it so much we’re doing loads more!
- Finally, we are venturing out of London and heading to Bristol for the first time in 8 years! AEOUD will arrive at the West Country’s most beautifully refurbished venue, Bristol Beacon, on Tuesday 12th March with a stellar line-up of super-nerdy guests. Tickets and latest line-up info are here, and a generous discount is available for groups of 8 or more.
- We have plenty more shows lined up for 2024 with livestreams from the Royal Institution, a return to the Cambridge Theatre in December, and new material nights at the Cockpit Theatre every other month from January. Tickets for every show are available here.
- Join the mailing list or check back here for news as it breaks.
If you’re looking for the list of acts who did our latest RI show, the 15th October 2023 line-up is here.
If you’re looking for the line-up for our biggest ever show at London’s Cambridge Theatre on Monday 20th November 2023, it was Matt Parker, Helen Arney, Yuriko Kotani, Mithuna Yoganathan, Yolanda Ohene, Lucy Cooke, Dan Schreiber, Grant Sanderson of 3Blue1Brown, Ayliean MacDonald, Count Binface, and a specially created 5-part vocal ensemble: Molly O’Gorman and the Firebrands.
Again, we really cannot recommend enough that you join our mailing list to hear about everything we are up to, as soon as it is announced… there’s so many things coming up in and out of London, we don’t want you to miss out on any of it.
UNNECESSARY DETAIL – NOW AVAILABLE AS A PODCAST!
Stand-up mathematician Matt Parker, experiments maestro Steve Mould and geek songstress Helen Arney each talk about something you might not believe could be interesting, but turns out to be utterly fascinating when you get down to the nitty and / or gritty. Also featuring new songs from Helen!
Search for “Unnecessary Detail” on your favourite podcast app, or click here to listen to every episode.
ABOUT AN EVENING OF UNNECESSARY DETAIL
An Evening of Unnecessary Detail is, in short, an event where 80% of the words in the title start with a vowel. Of the 16 unique letters in the title, 31.25% of them are used more than once. If you are not enjoying this level of detail, it’s unlikely that you will enjoy the show.
An Evening of Unnecessary Detail is, in short, an event where we ask enthusiasts, scientists, miscellaneous experts* and/or comedians to talk about whatever they want. By attending this event, you revoke all rights to complain about the level of detail they choose to do so in.
An Evening of Unnecessary Detail is, in short, an event hosted by some or all of Festival of the Spoken Nerd: Matt Parker, Steve Mould and Helen Arney. Each of them have 10 letters in their names. Each show will be 10,800 seconds long. Each ticket can be bought via the links on this page.
*actual experts in miscellany
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