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Henry Normal – The Escape Plan

Tuesday 16 November, 7pm
14 +
Tickets: £14.50
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An evening of pure escape with stories, jokes and poems.

Henry is a writer, poet and TV and Film producer and co-founder of the Nottingham Poetry Festival. In 2017 he was honoured with a special BAFTA for services to Television. Henry has 9 poetry collections in print and has a regular show on BBC Radio 4.

His new live show ‘The Escape Plan’ is touring in theatres around the country, and draws on over 40 years of work, featuring stories, jokes and poems from his successful BBC Radio 4 series and his seven poetry collections. His latest poetry book of the same name is his eighth published collection featuring over 250 of his favourite and most popular poems.

“Idiosyncratic and effortlessly funny” – Radio Times

“Bittersweet poetry with a sublimely observant wit” – Guardian

He was recently given a honorary doctorate of letters by Nottingham Trent University, another by University of Nottingham, and has had a beer and a bus named after him in Nottingham!

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