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Literary Event, Tue 12 May 2020

Henry Normal - The Escape Plan

Henry Normal - The Escape Plan


Station Road,
LS29 8HB

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An evening of pure escape with stories, jokes and poems from writer, poet and TV and film producer Henry Normal. Featuring all your favourite poems from his BBC Radio 4 series and his seven poetry collections.

Henry Normal is a writer, poet and TV and Film producer and 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.

He co-created and co-wrote the first series of The Royle Family. He also co-wrote the Mrs Merton Show , Paul and Pauline Calf Video Diaries, Coogan's Run, Tony Ferrino, Doctor Terrible and the film The Parole Officer.

Since retiring from TV in April 2016 Henry has written and performed six BBC Radio 4 shows combining comedy, poetry and stories about bringing up his autistic son.

His new book The Escape Plan contains selected poems from Henry's previous seven collections from Flapjack Press.

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Tue 12 May 2020 20:00


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See location of Kings Hall and Winter Gardens on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 117475  Lat: 53.92427 Long: -1.82188

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Ilkley station


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