Henry Normal – Collected Poems and Other Landfill
October 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm / £15
Better known as co-writer of award winning TV and film shows such as The Royle Family, The Mrs Merton Show, The Parole Officer, Coogan’s Run, Paul Calf and producer of amongst many others Oscar nominated Philomena, Gavin and Stacey, Moone Boy, Uncle and Alan Partridge, Henry returns to his first love: poetry. Staring Directly at the Eclipse is his first collection of poetry for over twenty years. It features poems from his acclaimed BBC Radio 4 program A Normal Family, together with new and selected poetry from his performance work.
Ninety minutes that’s been a lifetime in the making with the latest and greatest poetry of Henry Normal. Henry is a writer, poet, TV & Film producer, founder of the Manchester Poetry Festival (now the Literature festival) and co-founder of the Nottingham Poetry Festival. In June 2017 he was honoured with a special BAFTA for services to Television.
Since retiring from TV and Film production in 2016, Henry has written and performed 8 BBC Radio 4 shows combining comedy, poetry and stories about family. His tenth show ‘A Normal Home’ was recorded last month for transmission at peak Radio 4 listening time on the 20th December 2022.
Doors open at 7pm. Tickets cost £15, Concessions £13 (NUS/Under 14’s/Over 65’s)