New Date for Brian Cox at Derby Arena

Ahead of beginning his new tour UNIVERSAL – World Tour 2019 at Derby Arena on Thursday 7 February 2019(sold out), Derby LIVE is pleased to announce he will be returning to Derby Arena on Tuesday 10 September, 8pm. Tickets will go on sale on Friday 7 December 2018 at 10am, available from


Taking audiences to the edge of our current understanding about the origin and evolution of our Solar System and the Universe, UNIVERSAL – World Tour 2019 offers a fascinating insight into the workings of nature at the most fundamental level. Whether an avid science reader or a total novice, Professor Cox makes challenging ideas accessible to all, exploring the vast, possibly infinite universe and our place within it from earth to the edges of the cosmos. Brian will once again be joined by co-host of The Infinite Monkey Cage and award-winning comedian Robin Ince to oversee an audience Q&A, giving fans the chance to ask any questions they have and making every show unique.


Press reviews from previous tour show – 2016-2017

“Cox proves – and it’s a consolation to learn – that our imaginations can still be put through gigantic paces.” – The Guardian


“It’s through great communicators like Brian Cox…that learning about the mysteries of the universe continues to be one of the great pleasures of life.” – Liverpool Echo


“Unmissable” –  Daily Record


“Is your brain hurting yet? Because mine certainly was, but in beautifully, mind-expanding sort of way…We came away with a new found of love of the basics of science and maths, and a thirst to learn more” – Express and Star

“Full of quirky moments, riveting experiences and some truly, truly abominably amazing information… If at all you get the opportunity to view this spectacular show, I heartily recommend it.” – Yorkshire Evening Post


UNIVERSAL – World Tour 2019 will be taking place at Derby Arena on Thursday 7 February 2019(sold out) and Tuesday 10 September 2019, doors 7pm show at 8pm. General tickets for the September show will go on sale with Derby LIVE on Friday 7 December 2018 at 10am, priced at £37 - £47. Under 16s need to be accompanied by an adult. Tickets can be purchased through the Derby LIVE Box Office on 01332 255800 or online at They can also be purchased at the Sales and Information Centre, on the Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AH.

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