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An Evening Of Unnecessary Detail – Matt Parker’s “Humble Pi”

July 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

£6.66 – £11.11


Matt Parker has written a book. It’s called Humble Pi. It’s about mathematical mistakes that changed lives (and how to avoid them).

He’s now turned it into a live comedy show, and is taking it to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the duration of August.

with special guests Timandra Harkness and Bec Hill

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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 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 on the last Tuesday of every month at the Backyard Comedy Club, Bethnal Green. It is 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

– Hosted by Matt Parker [@standupmaths]
– With Helen Arney [@helenarney]
– And Steve Mould [@moulds]
– Plus miscellaneous guests
– All line-ups subject to change.

Due to licensing restrictions, this venue is strictly 18+

Concessions prices apply for the following groups:
Students, OAP, Unemployed, Librarians, Teachers.

Twitter: @AEOUD and hashtag #AEOUD
Website: aneveningofunnecessarydetail.com
Facebook event: Here


July 16, 2019
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
£6.66 – £11.11
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