NATIONAL POETRY DAY BBC COMMISSION

Here’s my BBC Commission for National Poetry Day inspired by the theme of change.

View my poem THIS AND THAT here

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GOD SAVE THE TEEN: NATIONAL TOUR

I’m delighted to announce that I shall be taking my show GOD SAVE THE TEEN on a national tour kicking off in September at West Bridgford Library on the 27th September

The tour is being produced by Renaissance One and will continue through to April 2019

So far dates are as follows

September 27th – West Bridgford Library, Nottingham
October 18th – Create Theatre, Mansfield
11th December – Bloomsbury Theatre, London – w/Martin Figura
12th December – Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich
9th February – Bloomsbury Theatre, London
15th March – Leeds Library, Leeds

More to be announced

You can buy the book here

GOD SAVE THE TEEN FINAL BOOK COVER

POST SCREENING Q&A WITH PADDY CONSIDINE

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Very pleased to announce that I will be hosting a Q&A with Paddy Considine after a screening of his latest directorial offering Journeyman. The special evening, bought to you by Broadway Cinema will be on 14th March.

I’m incredibly excited about this, Paddy Considine, star of Dead Man’s Shoes and many other cult classics, is an absolute legend. It’s sure to be a sell out, so get your tickets quick. Hope to see you there.

Book tickets here

PERFORMING WITH TV LEGEND HENRY NORMAL

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I’m delighted to be appearing alongside Henry Normal at The Kunst Gallery in Belper in a celebration of the opening of the ART BY JOHNNY exhibition.

Henry Normal is a comedian, television producer and poet, he co-wrote The Royle Family with Caroline Aherne and The Parole Officer with Steve Coogan. not bad considering he worked in Chesterfield. Henry has been concentrating on poetry recently and a host of books have been published exhibiting his craft, come see him in our grubby shed, it’ll be like the good old days for him.

Also on the bill will be Pete Ramskill and Asher X and the evening will be hosted by Weare Kunst.

Buy tickets here