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Mark Thompson's Spectacular Science Show
Mark Thompson's Spectacular Science Show

Mark Thompson's Spectacular Science Show

Unfortunately due to the on-going situation regarding COVID-19 and the need for social distancing during this difficult time, Hertford Theatre will close to the public from 3pm on Tuesday 17th March 2020.
Our customers health and well-being is of paramount importance to us and we will remain closed until 31st May 2020.

Please do not contact us regarding refunds or bookings.
Our Box Office will contact you as soon as they can and we are working through systematically and in chronological order, prioritising events and films that are happening today, tomorrow and the weeks ahead.

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Saturday 11th April, 11am & 2pm

Tickets: £15, £13 concessions. Family Ticket £52 (for 4 people and must include at least 1 child under 16yrs)
Duration: 60mins, no interval
Suitable for:  all ages. There are some loud bangs and explosions in this show, so bring ear defenders if you need to.


You think science is boring, think again; this is science like you have never seen it before.

Designed for children and adults alike, Mark’s Spectacular Science Show explores the strange and magical properties of matter with exploding elephant’s toothpaste, vortex-generating dustbins and even howling jelly babies!

Sell-out shows in 2016-2018 and awarded one of the “Top 20 Shows to See” by The List

Mark is touring his show at theatres and schools around the UK for a third year including the Edinburgh Festival this summer.


Mark Thompson in association with Cahoots Theatre Company.

“The Spectacular Science Show is certainly spectacular! The hour-long show blends perfectly the balance of an educational display with entertainment and amazement.”  Families Online 2018

“Sure to inspire the next generation of scientists. Mark Thompson has the audience in the palm of his hands”  Mind the Blog 2018

“If you are trying to inspire your children for the first time, then this show will be perfect.”  One4Review 2017 

“Experiments that will blow your mind!”  Dark Chat 2017

Call the box office on 01992 531500

All tickets include a £1.00 booking fee. There is an additional charge of £1 for postage.

Are you a wheelchair user or do you have limited mobility?

Please contact the box office in advance on 01992 531500 who will arrange seating for you and book your tickets.