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Beaker Street Main Stage Session 1

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Session 1 - Doors 5:30pm; Show 5:45pm - 7:15pm

The Dr Karl vs Everyone Game Show with MC Adam Spencer

Dr Karl can famously answer nearly any scientific question you can throw at him, or at least he’ll do his damnedest to try. The man’s been called “unstumpable.” But is he really? This important question is the premise of Beaker Street’s newest game show, hosted by the legendary Adam Spencer. Study up. You’ll be going head-to-head with the Good Dr himself, as will a raft of special guests. 

Is it appropriate for kids? No. But Dr Karl and Adam Spencer’s Saturday shows are. 

Will there be a live band? Of course.

Will you laugh so hard, you’ll snort beer out of your nose? There’s only one way to find out.

This session is Auslan interpreted.

About the Main Stage Sessions

We’re transforming City Hall into a vibrant, interactive den of cerebral delights. Imagine listening in on fascinating chats amongst brilliant scientists while putting your feet up in a friend’s lounge room, which is also a cabaret theatre with two well stocked bars in it. Each session offers a mix of presentations, interactive stuff, really short talks, live music by our incredible house band Stevie and the Bunsen Burners, and all sorts of surprises. You can sneak off for a drink any time, and even come and go during the session, but surely you won’t want to miss a minute of the action.

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More about Beaker Street Festival 
Beaker Street Festival is a week-long celebration of science and art in Lutruwita/Tasmania each August. Now in its eighth year, Beaker Street Festival promises a mix of wonder, flavour, and scientifically proven fun. The Festival invites adults from all walks of life to delve into today’s hottest topics with a packed program of science-infused entertainment and discussions, while experiencing the best of Tasmanian environments and culture. View the entire program at 

AUGUST 6-13 2024

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