Sunday, May 11, 2008

UTTER! Dalston #1

Sunday 25th May - Cla(i)re Pollard Double-Bill Special!
Arcola Theatre, 5pm, £5.

The Utter! Plc Multinational Poetry juggernaut steams into Dalston for an early-evening Bank Holiday Sunday spectacular featuring not ONE, but TWO fantastically talented poets named Cla(i)re Pollard. And some who aren't.

Date and time: 5pm start BANG ON, Sunday April 25th '08.
Cost: £5
Address: Arcola Theatre, 27 Arcola St, London, E8 2DJ.
Transport: Dalston Kingsland overland. Buses: 67, 76, 149, 243, 30 & 38
Contact:, 07912 539 098.

Your host: Richard Tyrone Jones. Comic, storyteller, 'Wonderfulcompere and poet' – Daljit Nagra

CLARE POLLARD: Her first collection was published by Bloodaxe aged just 18. Two more books, an Eric Gregory Award, a Royal Court play and several documentaries later, this "seasoned observer and a mastertechnician"– Daily Mail brings the confessional rukkus to her doorstep.

ABE GIBSON: Hugely affecting poems on acutely observed relationships forged in London's grime from the former London Transport Museum poet in residence.

CLAIRE POLLARD: Funny and bittersweet poetry from East London's second most famous poet called Claire Pollard – London Ladyfest programmer with an 'i' for a good rhyme (arf!)

SPINMASTER PLANTPOT: Legendary antifolk shouter-songwriter who must be seen to be believed!

plus LEE NELSON: A rootin' tootin' Luton poet , he's performedeverywhere from Express Excess to Glastonbury.

And 2 floorspots – but arrive early! See you there!

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