The Mathematics of crowds

How many people can you fit into a football stadium or a music festival? How quickly are they all going to be able to get out? These are important questions for event organisers, and mathematicians can help to answer them. Join Dr Aoife Hunt at GCSE Maths in Action to find out how consultants use maths to understand the movement of crowds – whether at Wembley Stadium, Glastonbury or Heathrow Airport.