Derby Arena first stop on new Professor Brian Cox tour
Wed 25 Oct 2017
Having set two Guinness World Record titles with his previous sell-out live UK and Ireland tour, Professor Brian Cox, OBE is heading back out on the road with a brand new show for 2019, Professor Brian Cox Live 2019.
The tour begins at Derby Arena on Thursday 7 February 2019, 8pm, Derby LIVE priority tickets go on sale to existing customers on Wednesday 25 October 2017 at 10am, general sale on Friday 27 October 2017 at 10am, available from the event page.
Taking audiences to the edge of our current understanding about the origin and evolution of our Solar System and the Universe, Professor Brian Cox Live 2019 offers a fascinating insight into the workings of nature at the most fundamental level. Whether an avid science reader or a total novice, Professor Cox makes challenging ideas accessible to all, exploring the vast, possibly infinite universe and our place within it from earth to the edges of the cosmos. Brian will once again be joined by co-host of The Infinite Monkey Cage and award-winning comedian Robin Ince to oversee an audience Q&A, giving fans the chance to ask any questions they have and making every show unique.
Reviews from Brian's previous tour...
“Cox proves – and it’s a consolation to learn – that our imaginations can still be put through gigantic paces.” The Guardian
“It’s through great communicators like Brian Cox…that learning about the mysteries of the universe continues to be one of the great pleasures of life.” Liverpool Echo
“Unmissable” Daily Record
“Is your brain hurting yet? Because mine certainly was, but in beautifully, mind-expanding sort of way…We came away with a new found of love of the basics of science and maths, and a thirst to learn more” Express and Star
“Full of quirky moments, riveting experiences and some truly, truly abominably amazing information… If at all you get the opportunity to view this spectacular show, I heartily recommend it.” Yorkshire Evening Post
Professor Brian Cox, said:
“On the last tour I loved talking about astronomy and cosmology in very large venues that usually only host rock bands. The great advantage was the ability to use vast, state of the art screens to display images of the cosmos as we’ve never seen them before. 30 meter-wide images from the Hubble Space Telescope are certainly something to behold. On this new tour, I’m going to go a step further with the technology, to the horror of my promoter because it’ll be bloody expensive. But it’ll be bloody spectacular as well, and I hope it’ll offer people a completely new perspective on our place in the Universe.”
Brian is Professor of Particle Physics at The University of Manchester, The Royal Society Professor for Public Engagement in Science and a Fellow of the Royal Society. As a broadcaster, he has presented a number of highly acclaimed science programmes for the BBC, boosting the popularity of subjects such as astronomy and physics and garnering a host of accolades, including two Royal Television Society awards and a Peabody Award for Wonders Of The Solar System. He has also authored a series of best-selling books, including the widely acclaimed Human Universe and the recently released Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos, and is recognised as the foremost communicator for all things scientific. His critically acclaimed BBC series, Forces of Nature, aired in 2016 whilst he recently once again co-hosted Stargazing Live. He holds two Guinness World Record titles for a science tour for his total sell-out debut tour, which began in 2016 and saw over 150,000 attend in total, including a sell-out show at Wembley Arena.
Professor Brian Cox Live 2019 will be taking place at Derby Arena on Thursday 7 February 2019, doors 7pm show at 8pm. Priority tickets are available to existing Derby LIVE customers on Wednesday 25 October 2017 at 10am. General tickets go on sale with Derby LIVE on Friday 27 October 27 at 10am, priced at £37 - £47. Under 16s will need to be accompanied by an adult. Tickets can be purchased online from the event page, through the Derby LIVE Box Office on 01332 255800 or in person at the Sales and Information Centre, on the Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AH.