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.
Fri, 27 Mar 15
11 days remaining
Another chance to hear The Verb's 'Q' special. The poet Sharon Olds examines the place of the Q in her collection 'Stag's Leap' and Ira Lightman explores Raymond Queneau. We have two special commissions - Leafcutter John has created a Q soundscape, and Toby Litt has composed a poem in quatrains almost entirely composed of Q-words. Quite.
Fri, 20 Mar 15
4 days remaining
The Verb's resident 'Eartoonist', Peter Blegvad returns with an audio cartoon on proverbs, performance artists mars.tarrab mix politics and pop with 'The Lady's Not For Walking Like An Egyptian', there's song from Duke Garwood and Paul Gubbins introduces us to Esperanto verse.
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