Rob Eastaway – Maths Presenter

Rob Eastaway – Maths Presenter

Award-winning maths presenter and author, Rob Eastaway, is renowned for his interactive and entertaining maths talks. His internationally acclaimed presentations on maths, magic and mind-reading are particularly popular, he has a range of talks suitable for all audiences from schools to festivals to corporate events.

Rob Eastaway is famous for his engaging books about everyday maths which include the bestselling “Why do Buses Come in Threes?” and “Maths for Mums and Dads”.  He appears regularly in the media – from the Today programme on BBC Radio 4 to the Christian O’Connell Breakfast show on Absolute Radio where he explains the maths of everyday life.

Primary school maths shows:

  •  Maths & Magic (Years 1-6)

Secondary schools shows:

  • Maths of Everyday Life (Years 7 and above)
  • From Lampard to The Olympics – The Hidden Maths of Sport (Year 9 and above)
  • How to Cheat at Mind-Reading (Year 7 up to sixth form)
  • The Maths of Games (Year 9-11)
  • Ten Ways to Win a Maths Bet in the Pub (Year 12 and above)

Adult Audiences

  • Hidden Maths of Sport, Maths and Psychology
  • Ten Ways to win a Maths bet in the Pub.

Rob is Director of Maths Inspiration, a national programme of theatre-based lecture shows for older teenagers, and he’s as comfortable with audiences of a thousand as he is with a small workshop of ten.  His most unusual audience was a group of convicts at Pentonville Prison.  Well, that was one way to guarantee a captive audience.

Rob’s presentations for adults, teenagers and children can range from keynote lectures in front of huge audiences of several hundred to intimate workshops for small groups. Whatever the audience and topic, Rob combines surprise, accessibility and humour.

You see view Rob’s thoughts on maths, puzzles, parenting and cricket in his latest blog post here.


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by Isobel Cooper, Further Maths Support Programme on

The audience loved your tremendous talk on the Hidden Maths of Sport – as I anticipated!

by Dave Parnell, Primary maths consultant, Hampshire on

Many thanks for an excellent and inspirational morning. Our group of headteachers went away with a renewed passion for maths.