The Family Pack

£9.99

John Hegley

27/08/2009 | Paperback |

ISBN: 9780413717306


About The Family Pack

Contains: The Brother-in-Law and Other Animals; Can I Come Down Now Dad?; These Were Your Father's

 

"Embrace The Family Pack as if it were a long-lost brother"

The Glasgow Herald

 

"One of the funniest men alive"

New Statesman

 

"As a comic poet he's unrivalled"

Time Out

 

"Comedy's poet laureate"

The Independent

 

"Hegley is that literary rarity - a successful poet"

The Guardian

 

"John Hegley is a joy, technically deft and delightfully silly"

The Daily Telegraph

 

"Guerrilla wordsmith to the bold and beautiful, John Hegley crafts poetry which is deceptively simple; wisely foolish; funnily particular, and peculiarly funny"

The Glasgow Herald

 

John Hegley performs live in venues all over Britain, including London's Hackney and Bloomsbury Theatres, at the Edinburgh Festival, and recently in New Zealand and Australia. He appears on television and radio and his poems are featured regularly in The Guardian. He has published five volumes of poetry.His various media appearances include Wogan, Ross, Anderson, a mention on Brookside, two John Peel sessions with musical outfit The Popticians, They Think It's All Over and a host of others. He has also been the subject of a BBC Radio 4 series Hearing With Hegley.

 
 

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John Hegley

John Hegley performs live at venues all over Britain, including at the Edinburgh Festival. He appears on television and radio and his poems are featured regularly in The Guardian. He has published numerous volumes of poetry.

His various media appearances include Wogan, Ross, Anderson, a mention on Brookside, two John Peel sessions with musical outfit The Popticians, They Think It's All Over and a host of others. He has also been the subject of a BBC Radio 4 series Hearing With Hegley.

He has been awarded an honorary Doctorate of Letters from the University of Luton, in which town he grew up. He accompanies some of his verses on the mandolin. He has worked on buses and in a social security office, a hospital and a rag-cleaning factory, but it is the theatre he loves best.


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