Dara O’Briain is back on Dave next week with a new series in which he takes a journey into the realms of pure logic.
Dara O’Briain: School of Hard Sums sees the comedian – who studied maths and theoretical physics at University College, Dublin – on a mission to solve brainteasers and conundrums using maths, physics, chemistry and logic, to solve a variety of problems. Want to know how best to save a drowning man? Dara works out the optimum angle to jump into the river and pull them to safety.
Want to know where to position yourself on a dance-floor to potentially get the highest number of kisses? Dara finds a way. Want to find out the most slices you can get out of a pizza if you’re only allowed to cut it three times? Dara’s your pizza-peculiar man!
In each episode, Dara teams up with Oxford University maths professor Marcus du Sautoy and a variety of comedy guests including; Alex Horne, David O’Doherty and Jason Byrne, to dissect each puzzle and find out guaranteed ways to solve some serious quizzing complications!
The show airs from Monday April 16th