You are warmly invited to join us for an evening with Ian McMillan.
‘one of the best evenings of entertainment I have ever experienced!’ Clwyd Theatr Cymru
‘the verbal gymnastics of a north country Spike Milligan coupled with the comic timing of Eric Morecambe’ Frome Festival
‘inching towards the status of a National Treasure’ Andy Kershaw
‘I knew he was good, but he’s even better’ Wirral Festival of Firsts
‘world-class – one of today’s greatest poetry performers’ Carol Ann Duffy
Poet, broadcaster & comedian Ian McMillan presents a hilarious night of words, poems & improv guaranteed to make you ache!
Bard of Barnsley Ian McMillan hosts weekly hit radio show The Verb. He’s Poet-in-Residence for Barnsley FC, The Academy of Urbanism and, until recently, English National Opera. He’s a regular on BBC Breakfast, Coast, Countryfile, Pick of the Week and Last Word. He was featured on The South Bank Show and cast away on Desert Island Discs. His rip-roaring poetry shows are legendary. Cats make him sneeze.
Don’t miss a hilarious night of verse and improvisation guaranteed to make your sides ache. Poet-in-residence to Barnsley FC, Ian will be supported by the Borders’s own Thomas Clark, poet-in-residence at Selkirk FC. Yorkshire vs the Borders; a match made in heaven!”