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, 21 Nov 14
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Ian's guests include novelist James Robertson who has written a 365-word story every day since 2013; technology theorist Tom Chatfield examining the truth behind 'The Cloud'; Nathan Jones and Mark Greenwood from Liverpool arts collective Mercy presenting a new 'language event'; Karen McCarthy Woolf reads from her latest collection, 'An Aviary of Small Birds'
Fri, 14 Nov 14
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Recorded at the Free Thinking Festival at Sage Gatehead, Ian McMillan's guests on the 'Cabaret of the word' are Miranda Keeling, Rob Colls, 'Verb New Voice' Louise Fazackerley and Peter Mortimer.
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