Ian McMillan – Words, Music, Glee & Delight!

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Date(s) - 02/02/2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Leyburn Arts and Community Centre (The Old School House)


Ian McMillan and Luke Carver Goss

Words, Music, Glee & Delight

Poet, broadcaster & comedian Ian McMillan and Olympic composer Luke Carver Goss present a hilarious night of words, music & improv, featuring stories, songs and a musical created out of thin air!

Bard of Barnsley Ian McMillan hosts weekly hit radio show The Verb, and is a regular on BBC Breakfast, Coast, Countryfile, Pick of the Week, Pointless Celebrities 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.

‘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

‘World-class – one of today’s greatest poetry performers’ Carol Ann Duffy (Poet Laureate)

Luke Carver Goss’s latest piece Last Train to Elvet for Durham Brass Festival & Tredegar Town Band  – ‘a journey rich in emotional range pulled off with the most delicate and intricately woven touch’ –  follows Pure Gold: a 4X4 relay for the Cultural Olympiad, Homing In for The Sage Gateshead and compositions for Black Dyke Brass Band, BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Birmingham Contemporary Music Group. ‘British music at its most ingenious’  said The Guardian

Tickets are £12.50,  Concessions £11.00, U18 £9.00  available from www.oldschoolhouseleyburn.org

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