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Thu 30th Jan at 8:00pm
Full Frontal Nerdity
@ Swindon Arts Centre, Swindon
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Full Frontal Nerdity: Festival Of The Spoken Nerd, Matt Parker, Helen Arney, Steve Mould
Fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe, the sell-out comedy phenomenon is back on tour in 2014 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. Full Frontal Nerdity guaranteed!
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
Festival Of The Spoken Nerd is the brain child of stand-up mathematician Matt Parker, geek songstress Helen Arney and experiments guy Steve Mould. These wonderfully nerdy performers present a celebration of science, comedy and unashamed geekiness, with live experiments, audience participation, and occasional specially selected guest scientists and comedy headliners.
There's always time for questions at the end, and extra marks are given for showing your workings. Be warned, sometimes things do go BANG!
'Harnesses comedy to highlight what is fun - and funny - about science' (NewScientist.com)
'Wonderfully witty... What Top Gear would be like if it were about Science' (Chortle)
'Charm and perky curiosity is in its DNA’ (The Guardian)
'A riotously funny show... brimming with unashamed geekery' (Three Weeks)
'Immature, irreverent and a wonderfully imaginative way to present both comedy and science' (Broadway Baby).
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Mathematician turned comedian, Matt Parker's erudite brand of comedy takes on the topical and the daft in equal measure. Life's a game for Matt and his playful enthusiasm is so infectious you can't help but be drawn into his comedy world.
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Helen Arney is a musical comedian and geek songstress, playing the finest ukulele based comedy songs. One third of science comedy phenomenon 'Festival of the Spoken Nerd', one half of comedy girl band duo 'The Balconettes', her songs have been heard on BBC Radio 4 and on tour with Robin Ince and professorial Brian Cox.
'Champion of musical whims' (Evening Standard).
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Venue: Swindon Arts Centre
6 Devizes Road
SN1 4BJ 51.551853, -1.776980
Phone: 01793 614837