Hilarious and surreal, Roger McGough is a poet of many voices. At Live Age, he will perform moving poems on memory, love, ageing and youth. Menace and melancholy there may be, but with plenty of McGough's characteristic wit and wordplay too.
Roger McGough, President of the Poetry Society, has been honoured with a CBE for services to literature and the Freedom of the City of Liverpool. Lily The Pink, the Aintree Iron, Scaffold, GRIMMS, The Mersey Sound with Adrian Henri & Brian Patten, presenter of the long-running Poetry Please whose acclaimed Molière adaptations travel far & wide with English Touring Theatre. The beat goes on.
Followed by book signing
‘The patron saint of poetry’ Carol Ann Duffy
'rueful, unpredictable observation to please the sharpest wits' The Independent
‘He is a true original and more than one generation would be much the poorer without him’ The Times