Professor Brian Cox Space Odyssey arena tour postponed until 2022

Professor Brian Cox to embark on a new tour in 2021, find out how to get tickets

New show Horizons: A 2021 Space Odyssey is set to take audiences on a dazzling cinematic journey, telling the story of how we came to be

Professor Brian Cox has announced that his new touring show Horizons: A 2021 Space Odyssey has been delayed to 2022. Tickets for the tour are on general sale now.

Organisers for the event stated, 'We want to ensure all ticketholders can attend and therefore the full schedule of shows will go ahead on alternate dates next year, from 29th August-2nd October 2022. Any ticketholders unable to attend the newly scheduled date will be entitled to a full refund.'

Horizons is set to take audiences on a dazzling cinematic journey, telling the story of how we came to be and what we can become on earth. State of the art LED screens will transform UK arenas into far-away galaxies, alien worlds and transport science fans to the time of the Big Bang.

Professor Brian Cox broke two Guinness World Records with his previous sell-out world tour, and will no doubt come close this time around. The Prof. never shies from askings life's big questions and the new show will contemplate: What is the nature of space and time? Why does the Universe exist? What does it mean to live a small, finite life in a vast, eternal universe?

Cox will explore these questions and share the latest advances in our understanding of quantum theory, black holes, biology, planetary science, astronomy and cosmology with his fans.

Horizons celebrates our civilisation, its music, art, philosophy and science and provides an optimistic vision of the future. Brian is joined by co-host of The Infinite Monkey Cage and award-winning comedian Robin Ince. Ince will oversee a Q&A at each show giving an audience of 10,000 people the chance to put questions to the Professor.

Professor Brian Cox rescheduled tour dates:
Mon 29 Aug – Brighton Centre
Tue 30 Aug – Brighton Centre
Wed 31 Aug – The O2, London
Thu 1 Sep – Edinburgh Playhouse
Sat 3 Sep – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
Sun 4 Sep – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
Tue 6 Sep – 3Arena, Dublin
Thu 8 Sep – The SSE Arena, Belfast
Sat 10 Sep – First Direct Arena, Leeds
Sun 11 Sep – Utilita Arena, Birmingham
Mon 12 Sep – Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
Wed 14 Sep – Bonus Arena, Hull
Thu 15 Sep – Bonus Arena, Hull
Fri 16 Sep – Sheffield Arena
Sat 17 Sep – Utilita Arena, Newcastle
Sun 18 Sep – P&J Live, Aberdeen
Mon 19 Sep – M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool
Tue 20 Sep – Derby Arena
Thu 22 Sep – AO Arena, Manchester
Sat 24 Sep – BIC Windsor Hall, Bournemouth
Sun 25 Sep – Pavilions, Plymouth
Wed 28 Sep – The SSE Arena, Wembley
Thu 29 Sep – East of England Arena, Peterborough
Sunday 2 Oct – SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Tickets for Brian Cox's tour are on general sale now.

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Professor Brian Cox

Professor Brian Cox takes audiences on a journey through space and time. The particle physicist is best known for his popular BBC series Wonders of … and non-fiction titles including Why Does E=mc²? and The Quantum Universe.

3Arena, Dublin

Tue 6 Sep 2022


AO Arena, Manchester

Thu 22 Sep 2022

£0–£47 / 0844 847 8000

Utilita Arena Birmingham

Sun 11 Sep 2022

£37–£47 / 0871 945 6000

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