Ian McMillan presents a characteristically eclectic edition of his unique cabaret of the word, recorded in front of an audience at the Radio 3 Free Thinking festival at The Sage Gateshead. His guests include the Northumberland singer songwriters The Unthanks and poet Katrina Porteous. There's intriguing language games from comedian and writer Alex Horne, and brand-new fiction from award-winning poet and novelist John Burnside.
Recorded in front of an audience at the Sage Gateshead, as part of BBC Radio 3's Free Thinking festival of ideas 2010.
Producer: Zahid Warley.