An Evening Of Unnecessary Detail

Tuesday 28 May

Backyard Comedy Club

The May Show

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

Sorry - tickets are no longer available online, and will not be available on the door. If you are desperate for a seat, there are usually spares mentioned on twitter @FOTSN or on Facebook (scroll down for links)

Don't miss out on our next few shows! They're on Tuesday 25th June and Tuesday 16th July at Backyard, and also two bumper shows on Thursday 25th and Friday 26th July at the Bloomsbury Theatre. Tickets for all of those are available Tickets for all of those are available here

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]
- Plus details details details from:
- Comedian and sketch writer GEMMA ARROWSMITH [@mmaarrow]
- Radio 4 Futureproofing's TIMANDRA HARKNESS [@timandraharknes]
- Maths educator SUSAN OKEREKE [@DoTheMathsThing]
- Visiting from Los Angeles, maths professor ALISSA CRANS [#TooCoolForTwitter]
- Comedy plus existential angst from SIMON WATT [@simondwatt]
- Archive hunter and retro homeboy JON HARVEY [@jondharvey]
- Line-ups are subject to change, as always

Due to licensing restrictions, this venue is strictly 18+

Concessions prices apply for the following groups:
Students, OAPs, unemployed, librarians, teachers, NHS workers.

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