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The 21-Gun Salute Suit

A documentary about one of Britain's most revered performance poets, John Cooper Clarke, revealing his relationship with clothes, monkeys and fatherhood.

A funny and moving autobiographical documentary about one of Britain's most brilliant performance poets, John Cooper Clarke; a revealing look at John's relationship with clothes, monkeys and fatherhood. John takes us to a gig, a Savile Row tailors and a journey into his mind exploring his relationship with clothes from childhood to present day, and culminating in his feelings of paternal love.
Produced by Pauline Harris

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John has a massive cult following, he performs now to packed audiences. Tall and thin with a mess of black hair, black sunglasses, drainpipe trousers and cuban-heeled boots: John has made a multitude of recent UK and Irish festival appearances. He also tours throughout Europe and Australasia. Some of his poems are now in the GCSE syllabus. He is studied by many A level students and his poetry is prolific within UK and Irish University courses, all ensuring that he will be forever ingrained in the psyche of Britain's new youth.

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45 minutes

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Sat 7 Feb 2015 22:00