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SAF Saturday July 14 – Roger McGough: That Awkward Age

Recently dubbed the patron saint of poetry by poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, Roger McGough is one of Britain’s best known contemporary poets. He presents Radio 4’s Poetry Please and was last year elected president of The Poetry Society. He’s also a former pop star, reaching Number One as a member of The Scaffoldin 1968 with Lily the Pink.

Roger McGough

Here he reads from his collection That Awkward Age, in which he wrestles with mortality, seeks love in the launderette and jives in Macca’s trousers.

Adisa the Verbaliser

Performance poet Adisa the Verbaliser and local poet Hannah Lowe will also be appearing on stage.

Poet Hannah Lowe lives in Brixton and teaches literature. Her pamphlet The Hitcher is published by The Rialto and her first collection Chick will be published by Bloodaxe Books in January 2013
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Event Information

Saturday 14th July
Event time(s):
Ken Kirkby Theatre, Forest Hill School, Dacres Road, Forest Hill, SE23 2XN
Ticket price:
£10, £6 concessions and under 16s
How to book:
Box Office: 020 8133 4431 (open Mon-Sat 10am-4pm – from Mon 18 June to Sat 14 July inclusive)
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