Category Archives: Spoken Word

Richard Strange

By Richard |

presents: An Accent Waiting to Happen A collection of songs, stories, film clips, anecdotes, gossip and readings from his critically-acclaimed memoir “Strange- Punks and Drunks and Flicks and Kicks” Writer, musician, composer, nightclub host, curator, actor and adventurer, Richard Strange was born in London in 1951. Since his proto-punk rock band Doctors of Madness (“The […]

Kate Fox: Bigger on the Inside

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Like the TARDIS in Doctor Who, we’re all Bigger on the Inside.   Join stand-up poet and BBC radio regular Kate Fox on a funny, thought provoking and poetic trip through time and space as she uncovers new ways to think about labels like Autism and ADHD. She finds inspiration in Doctor Who and in the […]

Jim Causley and Miranda Sykes

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Jim Causley and Miranda Sykes present – Ghosts, Werewolves and Countryfolk – the songs and stories of Sabine Baring-GouldSix-time BBC Folk Award nominee Jim Causley and Miranda Sykes of award-winning Show of Hands and Daphne’s Flight, join narrator John Palmer to celebrate the centenary of the death of Victorian superstar the Rev Sabine Baring-Gould, interweaving […]


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The Book of Darkness & Light in association with LittleMighty present:            Three classic ghost stories – live on stage! Vengeful spirits, murderous revenants and gruesome promises kept from beyond the grave – every horror imaginable is conjured in this uniquely terrifying experience. Nightmares is a gothic show that will leave audiences quaking in their seats… and dying […]

3 Voices

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Featuring Steel Rhyme Steel Rhyme is multi-instrumentalist and singer Luke Carver Goss and percussionist extraordinaire Gary Hammond.  Groove, melody and song. A panoply of percussion, guitar and squeezebox. From Sheffield to Appalachia. Songs traditional and original. Music with space, weaving in, out and around the wonderful world of Roots and Acoustic music. PLUS Our usual […]

An Audience with Michael Smith

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Michael Smith is the author of a number of widely acclaimed books about spies and special forces, including the Sunday Times No 1 bestseller Station X: The Codebreakers of Bletchley Park and the New York Times bestseller Killer Elite: America’s Most Secret Special Operations Team. He served in British military intelligence before becoming an award-winning […]

Three Voices

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The Three Voices ensemble returns with more music, poems, drama, stories and a little madness – after all, it’s March.  Special guest is the very talented Phil Friend

An Audience with John Sergeant 

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Many people will remember John Sergeant as one of Britain’s most popular and respected broadcasters and authors. The former Chief Political Correspondent for the BBC and ITN Political Editor, his award-winning career as a political journalist, both for the BBC and ITN, has been as lengthy as it has been successful and seen him interview […]


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“Dominic Kelly conjures an entire world single-handed from an almost empty stage” Lancaster Guardian on MARA, September 2023 1868, northern Sweden: discharged from the army with malaria, Morten scrapes a living on the edge of the vast forest. Suddenly he begins to suffer nightmares and mysterious visits as he sleeps. A friend tells him he’s plagued […]

‘Dirty, Sexy and Totally Iconic’

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Six Finger Productions with AR Media & Give-Get-Go Films & The Ted Lewis Centre present …‘Dirty, Sexy and Totally Iconic’ is a documentary celebration of the 50th anniversary of British pop-noir classic ‘Get Carter’, a film rated by many as the best British gangster film of all time and billed as the “Best British Film […]

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