A Flying Photon


Tickets $24 - $28

Tue 13 - Sat 17 Sep | 50 minutes Emerging Artist Sharehouse - The Office
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Through humour, sequins and stars, uncover the bizarre piece of quantum mechanics which brings us both a sunset and the internet.

Go on a glittering and whimsical journey to meet everyone’s favourite object in the universe, even if you haven’t heard of it: the tiny, tiny photon. Through humour, sequins and stars, uncover the bizarre piece of quantum mechanics which brings us both a sunset and the internet.

Science show meets fringe show in this amalgamated mess of quantum theory and comedy, best enjoyed with wine. There will be experiments, poetry, and a deep dive into some of the best features in the cosmos, including our wonderfully radiating selves.

This is science that sparkles on all levels – from the heliosphere to our own lithosphere – that will have you celebrating colours of light you’ve never even seen.

Just be ready for all the puns. This is enlightening light entertainment after all!

Show details

Show details
  • 50 minutes
  • Venue 1: Emerging Artist Sharehouse - The Office
Performance notes
  • Performance accessibility:
    Tuesday 13 Sep
  • Performance accessibility:
    Wednesday 14 Sep
  • Performance accessibility:
    Thursday 15 Sep
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Venue details & accessibility
Emerging Artist Sharehouse - The Office

104 Erskineville Road Erskineville, Sydney
Telephone: 95506087


There is ramp entry to the right of the building. The ramp width varies from 98cm at the entrance to 118cm in the middle. Partial uneven ground out the front. Street parking and accessible parking near by, close to bus stops. Note there is an accessible bathroom but can only be accessed through the 'Living room'.

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    Science explainer Rachel Rayner is blazing a trail with a new type of Fringe show Adelaide Advertiser

    Rachel Rayner, Science Explainer, fuses physics with theatre and comedy in a glittering journey beyond the edges of the visible spectrum. InDaily

    Very rarely have I had the opportunity to say I walked away from a comedy show smarter than when I walked in, but that’s the gift Rayner gives you. The AU Review

    Rachel gives us something special. She shows how science can merge with theatre and poetry to offer information and entertainment at the same time. Weekend Review

    The next day I found myself looking at the world differently. Could the show really be more successful in its goal than that? I think not. Adelaide Adventurer

    • Writer – Rachel Rayner
    • Producers – Rachel Rayner, Luke Morris
    Presented by
    • Rachel Rayner, Science Explainer