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An Evening with Tyson Fury

Listen to an interview with the boxing star Tyson Fury and get your photo taken with the man himself.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 6 Jul

£35–£175 / 01383 740384

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Sat 29 Jun

VVIP - £185.00, VIP - £82.50, £38.50 (includes booking fee) / 0141 353 8000

Mercure Great Danes Hotel, Maidstone

Wed 3 Jul

£35–£175 / 0844 815 9045

An Evening with Richard Dreyfuss

Join us for an intimate evening with Academy Award-, BAFTA- and Golden Globe-winning actor, Richard Dreyfuss, as he shares his stories of a 40-year career in Hollywood. Appearing live on stage in London for one night only, he will give you a rare glimpse into the creative process and cinematic experiences of some of…

Cadogan Hall, London SW1X

Thu 27 Jun

£25–£39.50 / 020 7730 4500

The Great British Take Off: Jon Culshaw & Bill Dare

A night of utterly spontaneous unscripted observations, recollections and character collections.

Farnham Maltings

Sat 30 Nov

£22.50 / 01252 745444

Hull City Hall

Sun 17 Nov

£25.20 / 01482 300300

The Old Market, Hove

Wed 9 Oct

£25.20 / 01273 201801

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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.

Birmingham Arena

Sat 21 Sep

£35–£45 / 0871 945 6000

Bournemouth International Centre

Fri 20 Sep

£35–£45 / 0844 576 3000

Brighton Centre

Sat 14 Sep

£35–£45 / 0844 847 1515

Sun 15 Sep

£35–£45 / 0844 847 1515

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes: Living Dangerously

The explorer discusses his record-breaking experiences and expeditions.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Wed 30 Oct

£28.15–£35.15

Birmingham Town Hall

Wed 13 Nov

£25–£27.50 / 0121 345 0600

  • 19:30

Bristol Hippodrome

Mon 22 Jul

£26.90–£35.40 / 0844 847 2325

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Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

Exhibition on the latest in scientific research from around the world, alongside a programme of talks, demonstrations and family-friendly performances.

The Royal Society, London SW1Y

Tue 2 Jul

Free / 020 7451 2500

Michael Palin

The Python turned adventurer discusses his life and (highly enviable) career.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Thu 27 Jun

£33.50 / 01274 432000

City Hall, Salisbury

Thu 4 Jul

£29.50–£39.50 / 01722 434434

The Hexagon, Reading

Fri 5 Jul

£32.50–£39.50 / 0118 960 6060

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The Mystery Behind the Brain

Learn about what modern science has discovered about the brain so far and what ancient philosophies can also teach us.

New Acropolis, London N1

Tue 6 Aug

£5 (£3) / 020 7359 0059

An Evening with Astronaut Tony Antonelli

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing at this talk by former NASA astronaut Tony Antonelli, who has piloted two space shuttles to the International Space Station.

Southampton University Students' Union

Tue 2 Jul

£19.50 (£12.50) / 023 8059 5205

UEA LCR, Norwich

Fri 5 Jul

£19.50 (Children £12.50)

The University Of Kent, Canterbury

Wed 3 Jul

£19.50 (£12.50) / 01227 827013

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Francis Rossi: I Talk Too Much

Status Quo frontman Francis Rossi discusses his 50 year career in rock'n'roll.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Fri 29 May 2020

£27.50–£72.50 / 01383 740384

Scarborough Spa

Thu 2 Apr 2020

£30 / 01723 376774

Animal Families and Me with Gordon Buchanan

Have you got any burning wildlife questions? BBC TV wildlife presenter and cameraman Gordon Buchanan has travelled the planet - from South America, Asia, Africa, Papua New Guinea, Russia and Alaska - and will definitely have some interesting answers! This is a show for any wildlife enthusiast who wants to enjoy the…

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Wed 30 Oct

£20 / 01475 723723

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

Wed 20 Nov

£20 / 0870 750 0659

Stratford Playhouse, Stratford-upon-Avon

Sat 9 Nov

£23 / 01789 333990

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Ant Middleton

An evening with the soldier, adventurer and star of C4's SAS: Who Dares Wins.

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Mon 16 Sep

£31.90–£40.15 / 0844 907 9000

Brighton Dome

Mon 9 Sep

£30.25–£38.50 / 01273 709709

Tue 10 Sep

£30.25–£38.50 / 01273 709709

Caird Hall, Dundee

Thu 19 Sep

£30.25–£38.50 / 01382 434940

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Bright Club

Hardworking staff of the city's universities are let out for the night to share their tales about the weird, wonderful, and often very funny, world of research.

The Stand, Newcastle upon Tyne

Tue 3 Sep

£5 / 0844 693 3336

The Stand, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Jul

£5 / 0131 558 7272

Tue 29 Oct

£5 / 0131 558 7272

The Stand, Glasgow

Mon 11 Nov

£5 / 0141 212 3389

An Evening with Sandi Toksvig

Sandi Toksvig shares stories, facts and jokes.

Hackney Empire, London E8

Thu 27 Jun

£25–£30 (£22.50; Members £22.50) / 020 8985 2424

Greg Minnaar: Size Matters

3x UCi Downhill World Champion, 3x UCi Downhill World Cup Champion, with 21 World Cup race wins and multiple podium positions, Greg Minnaar is unarguably one of the greatest mountain bikers in the history of the sport. In this brand new show, Greg takes audiences on the journey of his incredible enduring racing career and…

Albert Halls, Stirling

Fri 4 Oct

£19 / 01786 473544

  • 19:30

Capitol Theatre, Horsham

Sun 27 Oct

Theatre

£20 / 01403 750 220

  • 19:30

Cheltenham Town Hall

Wed 23 Oct

£19 / 0844 576 2210

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Last Podcast on the Left

Ben Kissel, Marcus Parks and Henry Zebrowski discuss all things horror for their comedy podcast.

Albert Hall, Manchester

Tue 10 Sep

Sold out

Birmingham Town Hall

Wed 11 Sep

£30.25–£35.75 / 0121 345 0600

O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London W12

Fri 13 Sep

£34.10–£40.15 / 0844 477 2000

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Paul Harrison: Inside the Mind of The Serial Killer

Serial killer expert Paul Harrison discusses the inner workings of these killers and what drives them to commit murder.

The Glee Club, Birmingham

Tue 19 Nov

£20 / 0871 472 0400

  • 19:00

The Glee Club, Cardiff Bay

Tue 12 Nov

£20 / 0871 472 0400

  • 19:00

The Glee Club, Nottingham

Wed 3 Jul

Cancelled / 0871 472 0400

  • 19:00

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Studio Ghibli Film Season: Pom Poko (1994)

Come to the Museum for a special season of Studio Ghibli film screenings presented in collaboration with Time Out and Japan House. Each screening will include complementary Japanese sake and will be followed by a Q&A with leading anime experts recorded live for the podcast Ghibliotheque.

British Museum, London WC1B

Fri 5 Jul

BP Lecture Theatre

£12.50 / 020 7323 8181

Studio Ghibli Film Season: The Tale of The Princess Kaguya (2013)

Come to the Museum for a special season of Studio Ghibli film screenings presented in collaboration with Time Out and Japan House. Each screening will include complementary Japanese sake and will be followed by a Q&A with leading anime experts recorded live for the podcast Ghibliotheque.

British Museum, London WC1B

Fri 2 Aug

BP Lecture Theatre

£12.50 / 020 7323 8181

Susie Dent: The Secret Lives of Words

The Countdown star takes a journey into the surreal origins of everyday words.

Sherman Cymru, Cardiff

Tue 16 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 029 2064 6900

20th Century Glasgow on Film

See what life in Glasgow looked like in the 20th century at this guided tour of vintage videos, led by curator Liam Paterson.

Kelvin Hall, Glasgow

Wed 26 Jun

Free but ticketed / 0141 276 1450