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Although he may be a qualified mathematician, physicist and engineer, Matt Parker has ventured his way into comedy, selling out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and at comedy clubs up and down the country.

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Matt currently works for the Mathematics Department at the Queen Mary University of London, where he often holds lectures on Maths and Physics. He has also conducted a number of talks for secondary school students. Matt has also contributed articles to The Times and The Guardian as well as discussing his work on BBC Radio 4 and GMTV.



Parker – a young Johnny Ball – introduces the show with the sort of improv game you won’t find the Comedy Store Players doing: giving the cube root of numbers selected by the audience.

- Chortle

Certainly not just for maths geeks

- Chortle

Wonderfully tangential at times and growing exponentially in terms of fascination

- Three Weeks

Matt Parker does the funniest closed-loop complex integral routine I've ever seen. He'll have you rolling in the aisle like an infinitesimal disk of radius epsilon.

- Simon Singh