Maths, magic & mystery

6.00pm to 7.15pm, Friday 16 November

The Theatre

The Royal Institution of Great Britain GB United Kingdom W1S 4BS 21 Albemarle Street London

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Standard £16


Concession £10


Ri Members and Ri Patrons £7

Event description

Bestselling maths author Rob Eastaway has enjoyed puzzles and magic since he was a child. In this entertaining and interactive talk, he’ll share some of his favourite mind-reading tricks, games and puzzles, including a surprising revelation about PG Tips teabags and some telepathy worthy of Derren Brown. 

About the speaker

Rob Eastaway is an author and speaker whose books include the bestselling Why Do Buses Come In Threes?  and  Maths for Mums and Dads.  He is the Director of Maths Inspiration, a national programme of theatre-based lectures for teenagers.  He regularly appears on BBC Radio 4's More or Less programme, and his puzzles can sometimes be heard on the Today programme.  In 2016 he was awarded the Zeeman Medal for excellence in the communication of maths to the general public.


The doors will open at approximately 5.30pm, with a prompt start at 6.00pm. There will be time for questions after the talk.

Latecomers will be admitted into the gallery.

Book signing

Copies of Rob's books will be available for purchase and signing after the talk.

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