Date(s)/Time: Saturday 28 Oct 2017, 7:00pm
Ticket Price: £24.50/£19.50/£15 (£26.25/£21.25/£16.75 inc online booking fee)
Location: Parr Hall
Doors – 7pm
Tania Garbutt – 8pm
Mike Garry – 8.20pm
Simon Day – 8.40pm
Dr JCC – 9.30pm
Curfew – 11pm
Timings subject to change
John Cooper Clarke shot to prominence in the 1970s as the original ‘people’s poet’.
Since then his career has spanned cultures, audiences, art forms and continents.
Today, JCC is as relevant and vibrant as ever, and his influence just as visible on today’s pop culture. Aside from his trademark ‘look’ continuing to resonate with fashionistas young and old, and his poetry included on national curriculum syllabus, his effect on modern music is huge.
His influence can be heard within the keen social observations of the Arctic Monkeys and Plan B. These collaborations mean that John has been involved in 2 global number 1 albums in the last 2 years – with The Arctic Monkeys putting one of John’s best loved poems, I Wanna Be Yours, to music on their critically acclaimed A:M Album
His latest show is a mix of classic verse, extraordinary new material, hilarious ponderings on modern life, good honest gags, riffs and chat – a chance to witness a living legend at the top of this game.