Wordlife ft Henry Normal, Vicky Foster & Open Mic

DINA, Sheffield

Thursday, 22 Mar 2018, 7:00pm - Friday, 23 Mar 2018, 10:30pm


Concession (low wage/unwaged/student/retired)
£4.00 + £1.00 fee
Full Price
£6.00 + £1.00 fee


'One of the purveyors of the new literary night out' - The Independent
'An incredibly entertaining evening' - The Yorkshire Post

We're back for another instalment of the best in spoken word and poetry at DINA. Featuring the Bafta winning tv executive, writer and poet Henry Normal alongside Hull's own Vicky Foster & an open mic. £6/4


Henry Normal is a writer, poet, TV and Film producer. In the eighties he lived in Chesterfield where he co-owned Planet X records and toured with Pulp, Dig Vis Drill and other Sheffield bands. In 1999 Henry founded Baby Cow Productions with Steve Coogan. He co-wrote the multi-award winning Mrs Merton show, the first series of The Royle Family, Paul and Pauline Calf Video Diaries, Coogan's Run, all of Steve's live tours and the film The Parole Officer. Since retiring in 2016 Henry has written and performed two BBC Radio 4 shows combining comedy, poetry and stories about bringing up his autistic son. In June 2017 he was honoured with a special BAFTA for services to Television.


Vicky Foster is Co-Founder of the monthly spoken word event Women of Words in Hull. Her first collection, Changing Tides, was published by Kings England Press last year. She has performed numerous times on BBC Radio Humberside and on BBC Radio 3’s The Verb.



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