Monthly Archives: October 2012

It’s tomorrow!! Huge gig at the Bloomsbury Theatre

Our giant gig at the Bloomsbury Theatre is tomorrow, and it’s incredibly exciting.

Details and tickets are available here:

And the amazing lineup is:

Compere: Andrew O’Neill, the man behind the red button comedy on Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle and a hilarious amalgam of jokes, metal and cross-dressing.

First half closer: David Trent, nominated for the Best Newcomer award in Edinburgh this

Headliner: The incredible Zoe Lyons!!

And our researchers:
Gemma Angel Historian of tattoos and melder of art and science, UCL and the Science Museum
Angela McShane Cultural historian of drinking, Royal College of Art and the V&A
Brendan Clarke Philosopher of medicine, UCL
Chris Arridge Planetary physicist, UCL
Steven Gray Twitter mapper, UCL
Tom Manly Cognitive neuroscientist, MRC Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Cambridge
Richard North Professor of old english, UCL
Simon Jolly Proton physicist, UCL
Anna Maerker Historian of medicine, King’s College London
Hannah Fry Mathematical modeller of social stuff, UCL

See you there for a night of insight, intelligence, but mainly laughing till your face hurts.

Bright Club: Acting – October 16th, Wilmington Arms

Since the University people are in the Bloomsbury Theatre this month, it’s time for a special gig looking outside academia for funny stories and amazing knowledge. This month Bright Club welcomes performers from the world of drama. Actors, writers, directors and techs will become stand-up comedians for one night to share the strange working world they wander through.

Bright Club’s best mate Kent Valentine ( comperes tonight, with Britain’s biggest musical theatre fan, David Morgan ( , headlining. They’ll be joined by some amazing dramatic talent:

Steve Hansell, actor and TV star (HE HAS A PAGE ON THE DR. WHO WIKI!!!)
Jennie Jacobs, actor, singer and fox impersonator
Eve D’Alton, stage tech and sufferer of actors’ worst excesses
Stephe Harrop, story-teller, drama tutor, classicist and director
Robert Waters, actor, tech and sufferer of drama students
Leila Al-Jeboury, actor and corporate training starAnd more too!

Tickets are on-sale from for £5

Doors for the gig are 7.30pm, at the Wilmington Arms, Rosebery Ave, Clerkenwell, EC1R 4RL. The gig goes on to about 10.30.

Come and find out who secretly hates who behind the scenes and the camera!