Phil McIntyre Entertainments

Rob Newman’s Total Eclipse of Descartes

Venue: South Street (Directions)

Fri 20 Sep, 20:00

Advisory age: 14+

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Based on the hit BBC Radio 4 series ‘Rob Newman’s Total Eclipse of Descartes’ Rob’s whirlwind tour of philosophy explores 3000 years of good and bad ideas from Pythagoras to driverless cars, by way of levitating Buddhist monks, Pavlov’s dogs, Jean-Paul Sartre’s mum, Fat Man On A Bridge, T.Rex, Morrissey and wire monkeys.

In a world gone crazy, can philosophy help? This sparklingly brilliant new show tries to give you the answer.

‘He is the funniest comedian I have ever seen… a passionate, chaotically brilliant comedian’ Sunday Times 

‘Intellectually charged and adorably ambitious… a delightfully digestible dose of brain food’ ★★★★ The Times 

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Venue info

South Street

21 South Street, Reading, RG1 4QU

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Contact: Box Office: 0118 960 6060; Administration: 0118 937 3456

Box office is open at South Street Arts Centre on performance days one hour before the show (subject to availability)

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