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Never miss another 'Roger McGough' show
As Far As I Know: Roger McGough
A new book of poems by Roger McGough is always an event and As Far As I Know is truly a cause for celebration.
Hilarious and surreal, he is a poet of many voices. Menace and melancholy there may be, but with plenty of McGough's characteristic wit and wordplay too.
'His poetry is like a supermodel who can complete a Sudoku puzzle moments before swishing down the catwalk - easy on the eye and smart as a whip' (Lorne Jackson, Birmingham Daily Post).
'The patron saint of poetry' (Carol Ann Duffy).
The performance is followed by a booksigning
For adults and ages 14+ years.
Hilarious and surreal, Roger McGough is a poet of many voices. Menace and melancholy there may be, but with plenty of McGough's characteristic wit and wordplay too. Newly elected President of the Poetry Society, Roger McGough has been honoured with a CBE for services to literature and the Freedom of the City of Liverpool for good behaviour. Lily The Pink, the Aintree Iron, Scaffold, GRIMMS, The Mersey Sound with Adrian Henri and Brian Patten, and presenter of BBC R4's long-running Poetry Please. The beat goes on.
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Venue: Howard Assembly Room
46 New Briggate
LS1 6NU 53.799854, -1.541209
→ Leeds 9 min walk