Robert Newman – A History of Western Philosophy (Work In Progress)

Venue: South Street (Directions)

Fri 6 Oct, 20:00

Advisory age: 14+



Join Rob as he premiers brand new (and usually controversial) material inspired by his recent award-winning Radio 4 series Neuropolis. Over the last twenty-five years Rob has continually surprised audiences with innovations, surprise changes of direction and inspired thinking. This show will be no exception to that tradition.

"He is the funniest comedian I have ever seen…a passionate, chaotically brilliant comedian.” The Sunday Times

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  • "Newman combines proper scientific argument with dazzling shafts of wit."

    The Times
  • "A performance that mixes hard fact with dizzying flights of comedic fantasy.’

    The Guardian
  • "He is one amazing comedian"

    Time Out

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)

Phone lines open Mon-Fri 10am-5pm