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The Ian McMillan Orchestra
Thursday 23 October 7.45pm
“Catch these guys live … exhilarating” Taplas
“Truly refreshing” Danny Thompson
Powerful, echoing tales of milkmen, mining, heatwaves, dads, voices found, death by shanty, industrial manoeuvres, 9/11 and the late great Ronnie Barker. Improvised and constructed - for audiences, 7 to 107.
“…tunes that range from the stirring to the unashamedly sentimental” The Guardian
Ian McMillan voice
Luke Carver Goss accordion / guitar / vocals
Dylan Fowler guitar / mandocello / vocals
Clare Salaman nyckelharpa / hurdy-gurdy / violin
Nathan Thomson double bass / flutes / kalimba
Oliver Wilson Dickson violin / percussion / vocals
Poet, comedian and broadcaster Ian McMillan hosts weekly hit radio show The Verb. He’s Yorkshire Planetarium’s Poet in Space, Poet-in-residence for The Academy of Urbanism and Barnsley FC, Humberside Police’s beat Poet, Yorkshire TV’s Investagative Poet and a regular on Newsnight review, The Mark Radcliffe Show, The Today Programme, You & Yours, The Culture Show, Never Mind The Full Stops…and Have I Got News For You? He featured recently on The South Bank Show. His rip-roaring poetry shows are legendary.
Don’t miss the chance to see “The John Peel of Poetry” (Alec Finlay) at the Gulbenkian Theatre.
The performance will be followed by a book signing.
Tickets £12.50 Students £10
Booking Office 01227 769075
On line bookings www.gulbenkiantheatre.co.uk
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PHOTO CREDIT Brian Jones