Roger McGough: Safety in Numbers

Running from
Last event: Tuesday 16 November 2021 at 7.30pm
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Part of: Chester Literature Festival

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Safety in Numbers is a new collection from the nation’s favourite poet. Traversing rocky terrain with the assurance of a poetry Rover on Mars, McGough brings down to earth the strangeness of a year that was almost lost. Staycations, ghosts, gamblers, hurricanes in a hurry and small kindnesses. Unexpected voices, a nature trail, adultery in lockdown, time to stand & stare and how to write verse about Liverpool. This is an evening of poetry and love and intimacies and daffodils. You Have Been Warned.

With the gift of many tongues, playful, surreal and tender, McGough ‘a trickster you can trust’ reveals the telling moments of our times.

Time details

1 hour & 50 mins (includes an interval)

Reviews

Brilliantly entertaining, a legend.
A voice of calm in a world of madness.
The patron saint of poetry.
Liverpool's own Poet Laureate.
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