Bright Club, where researchers become stand-up comedians for one night, is back at the Bloomsbury Theatre. Here’s our incredible line-up:
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. www.andrewoneill.co.uk
First half closer: David Trent, nominated for the Best Newcomer award in Edinburgh this year. www.davidtrent.co.uk
Headliner: The incredible Zoe Lyons!! www.zoelyons.co.uk
And our researchers:
Gemma Angel Historian of tattoos and melder of art and science
Angela McShane Cultural historian of drinking.
Brendan Clarke Philosopher of medicine
Chris Arridge Planetary physicist
Steven Gray Twitter mapper
Tom Manly Cognitive neuroscientist
Richard North Professor of old english
Simon Jolly Proton physicist
Anna Maerker Historian of medicine
Hannah Fry Mathematical modeller of social stuff
Lineup subject to change.