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Roger McGough – Alive and Gigging

28 April @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm



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Roger McGough Brighton

Roger McGough live in Brighton at Komedia (seated) on Sunday 28th April!
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Poet, performer and broadcaster, Roger McGough has published over 100 poetry books for adults and children and has been called ‘the patron saint of poetry’ and ‘the godfather of modern poetry’. He was one of the Liverpool poets, alongside Adrian Henri and Brian Patten who influenced popular culture in the sixties. The Mersey Sound published in 1967 is one of the bestselling poetry anthologies of all time, selling over a million copies. In the 1960’s with John Gorman, and Mike McGear he formed The Scaffold, performing a combination of comic songs, poetry and sketches who had several top 20 singles including the hit song ‘Lily the Pink’.

He has won numerous awards including The Cholmondeley Award in 1988, received the Freedom of the City of Liverpool in 2001, and was awarded a CBE in 2004. A Fellow of The Royal Society and President of The Poetry Society he presents the popular Radio 4 Poetry Please series. His most recent books include Safety in Numbers written during the covid pandemic, as well as books for children, including Over to You, Crocodile Tears and Money Go Round. www.rogermcgough.org


Lift access to venue. If the show is in the small room downstairs, there is wheelchair access at the back. Wheelchair accessible toilets. If you require a carer at the venue, please contact us at info@lovethyneighbourmusic.co.uk for guestlist, with evidence such as a blue badge or access card. If strobe lighting is an issue or if standing for long periods of time is an issue, please contact us in advance. Would be possible to place a chair near the stage. Full information: https://www.komedia.co.uk/brighton/visit/accessibility/ 

Roger McGough Brighton

Roger McGough Brighton



28 April
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


44-47 Gardner Street
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1UN United Kingdom
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