25th January 2014 Doors 7.30pm show 8pm Tickets £12.50
Tickets on general sale on 1st November 2013. Available to reserve/buy now for Members of our Friends of Kettering Arts Centre scheme only. To find out more and join the scheme click here
Robert Newman’s New Theory of Evolution.
“CAN ROBERT NEWMAN SAVE THE WORLD?” The Guardian
In this show, Rob describes the 150-year controversy in evolutionary theory and explores how the latest science demonstrates that DNA is not destiny. Might sound a bit dry to you, but I have watched people laughing themselves out of their chairs in the previews. Rob also marks himself out from the comedy crowd by publicly disagreeing with Britain’s current Number One Atheist (in his original specialist subject, no less!).
From a Devil’s Orchard made by lemon ants, to female buffalo voting which way to go, from Prince Kropotkin escaping a Tsarist dungeon to altruistic vampire bats and Richard Dawkins’ postman wrestling naked, Rob Newman argues that cooperation drives evolution more than competition.
Warning: Contains Jokes
Its not just me who likes him:
“If this world could be saved by a Superhero whose Superpower was Comedy, that hero would be Robert Newman…BREATHTAKINGLY, HEARTBREAKINGLY, GOOSEPIMPLINGLY BRILLIANT”
“HE IS THE FUNNIEST COMEDIAN I HAVE EVER SEEN. THIS IS WHAT WATCHING LENNY BRUCE MUST HAVE BEEN LIKE.... A PASSIONATE, CHAOTICALLY BRILLIANT COMEDIAN WHO CAN VOICE OUR FEARS AND RAISE THE ANTE...”
The Sunday Times
Age advisory 14+