An Evening of Unnecessary Detail

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Join the science comedy phenomenon for one night only at London’s Cambridge Theatre. Featuring stand-up mathematician Matt Parker, experiments maestro Steve Mould, geek songstress Helen Arney and special guests (to be announced).

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 enjoying this level of detail, it’s likely that you will also enjoy An Evening Of Unnecessary Detail.

An Evening of Unnecessary Detail is, in short, an event hosted by Festival of the Spoken Nerd: Matt Parker, Steve Mould and Helen Arney. Each of them have 10 letters in their names. This event will take place at 33m above sea level and last 10,800 seconds.

An Evening of Unnecessary Detail is, in short, an event where scientists, enthusiasts, miscellaneous experts* and/or comedians talk about whatever they want to. By attending this event, you revoke the right to complain that there is too much detail.

*actual experts in miscellany


VENUE: Cambridge Theatre, Earlham Street, London, WC2H 9HU

TICKETS: Prices displayed include an online per ticket booking fee. All prices include a £1.70 restoration levy.

BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE: Best Seats and Best Availability, ONLY when you book direct.

ACCESS: Find out how to book access seats here.
Learn more about accessibility at the Cambridge Theatre here.


AGE GUIDANCE: Suitable for age 14+

SHOW GENRE: Talks & Podcasts

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The price below does not include the price of the seat ticket. 


£35 pp

  • A reserved table in our VIP Bar, with private washroom facilities, available 60 minutes before the show and during the interval.
  • Two drinks per person, including house wines, beers, single spirit mixers and soft drinks.
  • Savoury bar snacks and nibbles


Pre-show and interval drinks include 2 x 175ml glass of house wine, any beer, single spirit mixer or soft drink. Alcohol can only be served to and consumed by persons aged 18 years and over. Please ask a member of staff for details about any food allergens. See website for full terms and conditions. Please drink responsibly.

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