about this event
Poet, broadcaster & comedian Ian McMillan and Olympic composer Luke Carver Goss present a hilarious night of words, music & breath-taking comedy, featuring songs, stories and a musical created out of thin air! Bard of Barnsley Ian McMillan hosts weekly hit radio show The Verb. He’s Poet-in-Residence for Barnsley FC, The Academy of Urbanism and, until recently, English National Opera. His rip-roaring poetry shows are legendary. ‘Luke Carver Goss is a composer who creates big worlds of sound… British music at its most ingenious’ (The Guardian). He has recorded & performed with the acclaimed Carver Trio, The Ian McMillan Orchestra, Tea Hodzic, Tina May and Daniel Morden.
“one of the best evenings of entertainment I have ever experienced” Clwyd Theatr Cymru
“world-class – one of today’s greatest poetry performers” Carol Ann Duffy
“joyous … great wit” Songlines