An Evening Of Unnecessary Detail

Tuesday 27 November

Backyard Comedy Club

The November Show

19:30 – 22:30
Backyard Comedy Club231 Cambridge Heath Road
London E2 0EL

Sorry! We have reached the venue's capacity and cannot sell any more seats. There won't be any tickets available on the door, but if you check our twitter @FOTSN or our Facebook event, there might be a few people trying to offload spares.

Don't forget to book up in advance for our 2019 season already. The first six shows are available here, and if you're quick you can still get Earlybird prices for all of them: click here to get yours

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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]
- Thrilling Adventures with illustrator Sydney Padua [@sydneypadua]
- Putting a HEX on you, mathematician Katie Steckles [@stecks]
- Art, Science and Technology (and probably some BBC Micro stuff) from Leila Johnston [@FinalBullet]
- Virtual Reality Duck Vaginas - an interactive experience - with Jules Howard [@JulesLHoward]
- 100 days of science drawings by Hana Ayoob [@HanaAyoob]
- Neuroscience and laughter from Sophie Scott [@sophiescott]
- Stand-up geekery from Dan Schreiber [@Schreiberland]
- 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, Disabled, Librarians, Teachers, NHS.

Bar open from 5pm, serving food and drinks all night.
Doors open approximately 7.15pm and seating is unreserved.
2 minutes from Bethnal Green tube station.

Venue is fully accessible - more information here. Please let us know if you have any additional access requirements by emailing [email protected].

Twitter: @FOTSN and hashtag #AEOUD
Facebook event: Here
Tickets no longer available