John Hegley and Sara Pascoe - Live at the RSC
9 February, 2014
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Tickets £10 - £15
John Hegley and Sara Pascoe are joined by Byron Vincent and Hollie McNish in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre for an evening of poetry, comedy and music.
John is a performance poet, comedian, musician and songwriter often referred to as the Poet Laureate of Comedy. John has been described as the Spike Milligan for our time and is a consistent favourite at the Edinburgh Festival. With over half a dozen bestselling books under his belt, he is not to be missed.
Sara Pascoe has achieved great success as an actor and stand-up comedian, her show Sara Pascoe Vs The Truth received fantastic reviews and critical acclaim at this year's Edinburgh festival.Sara has performed as a panellist on Never Mind The Buzzcocks, QI and Don't Sit in the Front Row, as well as performing stand up on Live At The Apollo and Stand Up For The Week. Sara performed as part of Comedy Hullaballoo in May 2013 in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Byron Vincent was BBC poetry's new talent choice 2010, given that this happened several years into his career, neither the words 'new' or 'talent' seem particularly pertinent. Byron was one of the commisioned artists as part of the RSC and Google's Midsummer Night's Dreaming project this Summer.
Hollie is a published poet and spoken word artist who straddles the boundaries between the literary, poetic and pop scenes. She was UK Slam poetry champion in 2009, representing the UK and finishing 3rd behind Canada and the USA in the World Poetry Slam Finals in Paris. She has released two poetry albums, Touch and Push Kick, both to critical acclaim.