Brainiac Live! at Garrick Theatre tickets
Brainiac Live! at Garrick Theatre tickets

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About the show

A beloved science-centric TV programme has been translated to the stage in glorious technicolour. Brainiac Live! is an explosive hour of experiments, facts and fun that runs at the Garrick Theatre for a limited four weeks from 31 July 2019.

The original TV show ran between 2003 - 2008 and was presented by Richard Hammond and then Vic Reeves. Brainiac Live! has delighted adults and children across the world since 2008. The larger-than-life show has headlined science festivals and garnered fans from Abu Dhabi, Australia and beyond. More than 400,000 people have so far seen this bonkers and brilliant display, which The Guardian summed up as, “Science Museum meets Top Gear”.

Much like the television show it spawned from, Brainiac Live! is a giddy exploration of the world of science with no shortage of hi-jinks. There are exploding dustbins, Airzooka, superpowered spinning chairs and a dash of Beyoncé to top it all off.

The show is directed by Andy Joyce, who also stars in the show along with science buffs Rik Warren and Maggie Frazer.

Whatever you do, don’t try this at home! See the mind-bending Brainiac Live! when it plays for just four weeks at the Garrick Theatre from 31 July 2019.

Recommended for

Anyone who grew up with the television show shouldn’t hesitate to secure Brainiac Live! tickets for a happy dose of nostalgia. Children and adults alike will love this entertaining show. Please note that it features loud bangs.

Age Recommendations: Recommended 6+

Dates and times

Running time: 1 hour (no interval)
Opened: 31 Jul 2019
Booking from: 01 Sep 2019
Booking until: 01 Sep 2019

Location and map

Garrick Theatre
Charing Cross Road
London, WC2H 0HH

14 Reviews Add review

The show was fantastic. Very informative for kids in a really fun exciting way. Shame it wasn't longer. Superb show - great energy... More

kellyj1 5ft 1, 4 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Fun energetic show packed full of experiments - my kids loved it!

katherineh5 5’2”, 32 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Great show. Wish science had been that fun at school! Just the right length for our nearly 7 year old. The explosions were loud which... More

traceyt5 1 review, 0 helpful votes

Great show, fun for adults too!

roopap 147cm, 12 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Fun show, lots of audience participation which made it more enjoyable

roopap 147cm, 12 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Really enjoyed the show

roopap 147cm, 12 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Great science fun for kids

roopap 147cm, 12 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Excellent and educational

ooroojqadri 1 review, 0 helpful votes

angyo 1 review, 0 helpful votes