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Johnny Ball: a talent you can count on

By: stagedoorscribbler - May 14, 2018

Johnny Ball

Johnny Ball has been entertaining for 60 years, 12 of them as a stand-up comedian, 50 in TV and 35 in education. He is best known for his award winning TV shows like Think of a Number, Think Again for the BBC and Johnny Ball Reveals All  for ITV. 

These were groundbreaking programmes that inspired a generation to become confident in mathematics and science. So there are many fans out there who will  be fascinated by the story hr has to tell in An Audience with Johnny Ball which plays the Auden theatre in Holt, Norfolk, on Friday 18th May.

Hear him talk about his life, career and  love of maths and scjence. He will also be signing copies of his latest  book, Wonders Beyond Numbers: A Brief History of all things Mathematical.

He has much to discuss. You may not know for instance that Johnny wrote, produced and starred in five educational stage musicals between 1993 and 2003 playing to over 160,000 people every year and that his Millennium Dome Mind Zone Live show With Your Mind and Tomorrow's Engineering, Anything is Possible - sponsored by BAE Systems - sold-out throughout 2000

Also when he appeared in 2012 he was at that point  the oldest contestant ever on Strictly Come Dancing

An Audience with Johnny Ball is at The Auden Theatre in Holt, Norfolk, on Friday 18th May. More info at