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28 September 2007

Friday 28 September 2007 21:45-22:30 (Radio 3)

Ian McMillan presents the weekly cabaret of language and literature live from the Broadcasting House Radio Theatre, London. Joining him on stage is a top line-up of writers, performers and singers, including poet Linton Kwesi Johnson and Robert Vanderplank, academic expert in global invective and insults.

Duration:

45 minutes

Liz Green

Liz Green
Liz Green

Playlist

Ian McMillan returns to the Radio Theatre in London with a live edition of The Verb, Radio 3's cabaret of the word.

He'll be joined on stage by the reggae poet, Linton Kwesi Johnson, the audio cartoonist, Peter Blegvad and the young singer who entranced audiences at Glastonbury and the End of the Road festival, Liz Green.

There'll also be an introduction to the fine art of invective by Dr Robert Vanderplank, author of Uglier than a Monkey's Armpit and the poet Paul Farley will be reading a brand new poem from a secret location.secret that is until the curtain rises.

The Verb with Ian McMillan here on BBC Radio Three.

Further details

Linton Kwesi Johnson's Selected poems is published by Penguin.

Uglier than a Monkey's Armpit by Dr Robert Vanderplank is published by Brown Books.

Liz Green's new single Bad Medicine is on Humble Soul Records and available for download and in all good record shops.




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