Theatre of Science
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A spectacular TV show about science
Theater of Science is a series of six highly accessible TV lectures in which the key laws of physics will be explained. This series will take the viewer on a dazzling and magical tour through the universe, from the smallest particles to the large structures in the cosmos.
Host of the series is Robbert Dijkgraaf, renowned Dutch mathematical physicist and director of the prestigious Institute of Advanced Study in Princeton, United States. He is also known as the people’s professor, appeared in many popular TV shows and hosted live science shows for a wide audience on Dutch Television. He has the unique gift to captivate the audience with his enthusiasm and for making complex science easy to understand.
Each of the six episodes has its own theme that will be explored from different angles, using beautiful scientific animations, wonderful historical footage, funny clips and spectacular visual effects. The themes are The Big Bang, Particles, Einstein, Black Holes, Light and Theory of Everything.
In a theatrical setting in front of an audience, Dijkgraaf will explain, demonstrate and experiment in a very visual and entertaining way. He connects the biggest with the tiniest, the past with the future, and uses everyday examples and observations to make complex matters understandable.
Theatre of Science is a wonderful, entertaining, and educational series for everyone who wants to know where we come from, what we are made of and where our future lies. It’s a great show for a wide and curious audience. Right now is a new golden age for science, some of those big questions can already be answered. It’s an exciting time for all of us.
This series of lectures is already developed for the Dutch market. They were an instant hit in the ratings starting from episode one, both in terms of numbers of viewers and audience appreciation. The lectures are broadcasted at prime time Friday night on the biggest cable network in the Netherlands.
The TV lectures where developed and produced by a very experienced team. Dieuwke Wynia and Boudewijn Vos are directors of the production company Mr. & Mrs. Lane. Together they worked on the successful daily talkshow in the Netherlands, De Wereld Draait Door, Wynia as editor in chief and Vos as head of productions. In 2018 they started their own company Mr. & Mrs. Lane based in Amsterdam.