The Verb Presented by Ian McMillan

The Verb Presented by Ian McMillan

The Verb, words and performance with poet Ian McMillan : language at its most creative interviews, discussions, performance, new writing, audio-cartoons, music and poetry. Every Friday at 22.00. The Verb is a home for new writers and new writing, commissioning a new work every week. The Verb – Poetry , novels, short stories, plays, screen-plays, memoirs, essays, history, song, story-telling .Exploring different worlds of language, dialects, rarities and curiosities and how spoken and written language interact.

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  • Frank Cottrell Boyce, Inua Ellams.

    Fri, 24 Apr 15

    45 mins

    11 days remaining

    This week on the 'Cabaret of the Word', Poet Inua Ellams is remixing the poetry published during his childhood while sound artist Hannah Rickards is remixing Thunder. Frank Cottrell Boyce continues our series on monsters with a look at the power of the colour green, and our punctuation czar Will Abberley examines the exclamation mark!

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  • David Harsent, Jane Stabler, Tim Atak

    Fri, 17 Apr 15

    45 mins

    4 days remaining

    This week on the Cabaret of the word, David Harsent on how he writes the elemental in his T.S Eliot award-winning Fire Songs, Jane Stabler on Lord Byron's footnotes and Damien Kempf on Medieval monsters. We also have Tim Atak from the theatre company Sleepdogs with an extract from their new show 'The Bullet and the Bass Trombone'

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