Thursday 3rd May, Wednesday 6th June, Wednesday 4th July 2018
Underbelly Festival, South Bank, Belvedere Road, SE1 8XX
Festival of the Spoken Nerd return to the South Bank’s Underbelly Festival with a new hour-long version of their latest tour show, You Can’t Polish a Nerd. Using science, songs and spherical geometry, the trio go in search of jokes that other shows dare not.*
Since their last UK tour, experiments maestro Steve Mould, geek songstress Helen Arney and stand-up mathematician Matt Parker have featured on BB2’s QI, created a genuinely “experimental” comedy show for BBC Radio 4 and played the Hammersmith Apollo with Robin Ince and Professor Brian Cox.
Don’t miss this ‘resplendently geeky trio’ (The Times) as they put the “oooh” into zoology, the “fun” into fundamental theorem of calculus and the “recursion” into recursion in the ultimate show for nerds. And non-nerds.
Together they’ll be buffing up a veritable Periodic Table of joyful science comedy nuggets that will tickle your ribs and light your Bunsen burner. Full Frontal Nerdity guaranteed.
*For fear being too niche.
Suitable for ages 14+ as contains scenes of multiple recursion.
**** “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
***** ”The geeks have inherited the earth in a show that’s smart and funny” The Skinny
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