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Hilarious and surreal poet’s new collection

Roger McGough (picture by Will Wilkinson)

Roger McGough (picture by Will Wilkinson)

CELEBRATED poet Roger McGough is coming to the area this month.

He will be performing poems from, and signing copies of, his new collection, ‘As Far As I Know’ during the event at Uppingham School Hall on Thursday, November 29 at 7.30pm.

Hilarious and surreal, McGough is a poet of many voices - menace and melancholy there may be, but with plenty of his characteristic wit and wordplay.

Newly elected President of the Poetry Society, McGough has been honoured with a CBE for services to literature, and the Freedom of the City of Liverpool for good behaviour.

From Scaffold’s Lily The Pink and The Mersey Sound with Adrian Henri & Brian Patten to Radio 4’s long-running Poetry Please - the beat goes on.

Copies of As Far as I Know will be on sale, and McGough will be happy to sign copies afterwards.

For tickets contact:

Box Office: 01572 820820

Online at www.uppthearts.co.uk

In person at Uppingham Bookshop

 

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