John Hegley and Andrew “MulletProof” Graves – SOLD OUT
Sunday 30th April - 7.00pm-10.00pm
The Poppy and Pint - Pierrepont Rd, West Bridgford, NG2 5DX
One of the UK’s most innovative comic poets, John Hegley’s first paid performance were busking his songs in Hull in the late 1970s. He performed on the streets of London in the early 1980s, fronting the Popticians, with whom he recorded two John Peel sessions. A frequent performer of both the spoken and sung word, he’s also a regular at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Andrew ‘Mulletproof’ Graves has been featured on Cerys Matthews’ BBC 6 Music show and BBC 4’s recent documentary Evidently John Cooper Clarke. Cited as “The hardest working poet in the East Midlands”, his works is raw and gritty, containing a dose of adroit comedy that champions the underdogs and underclass. A truly troubled poet for troubled times.
If you’re in town, pop into Nottingham’s finest independent bookshop, Five Leaves, have a browse and pick up tickets for this event.
Five Leaves Bookshop
14a Long Row West
Nottingham NG1 2DH