‘The Alan Bennett of poetry’ The Scotsman
‘Dovetails bittersweet poetry with a sublimely observant wit’ The Guardian
‘Not heard anything that jumps from hilarious to moving in such an intelligent, subtle way as Henry Normal’s show’ Radio Times
An evening of pure escape with stories, jokes and poems from writer, poet and TV and film producer Henry Normal. Featuring all your favourite poems from his BBC Radio 4 series and his seven poetry collections. Henry has a brand-new show on BBC Radio 4 on 17th March.
His new book The Escape Plan will be the Best Of all his works so far, out also in March 2020.
Better known as co-writer of award winning TV and film shows such as The Royle Family, The Mrs Merton Show, The Parole Officer, Coogan's Run, Paul Calf and producer of amongst many others Oscar nominated Philomena, Gavin and Stacey, Moone Boy, Uncle and Alan Partridge, Henry returns to his first love: poetry. Staring Directly at the Eclipse is his first collection of poetry for over twenty years. It features poems from his acclaimed BBC Radio 4 program A Normal Family, together with new and selected poetry from his performance work.
See 9 tour dates featuring Henry Normal
- 90 York Way
- N1 9AG
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