Northern Voices – Writing with a Northern Voice
A Northern Accent presentation
Join three great northern writers as they discuss what it is to write with a ‘Northern Voice’ in this light hearted evening of poetry, prose, questions and answers.
Yorkshire born dramatist John Godber is internationally renowned for his observational comedies. He has also been calculated as the third most performed playwright in the UK behind only Shakespeare and Alan Ayckbourn.
Helen Cross is a novelist as well as a dramatist with her plays and short stories frequently being performed on Radio 4. Her first novel My Summer of Love won the Betty Trask Award in 2002. It was subsequently made into a film starring Emily Blunt.
Peter Sansom is a poet whose books include On the Pennine Way and Everything You’ve Heard is True and among other things his commissions have included writing for the Guardian, Radio Three and a billboard in the centre of Lancaster.
Don’t miss this thoroughly entertaining evening listening them read from their work and talk about their relationships with the North and how it has shaped their work and careers, then take the opportunity to ask them questions in the relaxed atmosphere for what is sure to be an entertaining Question and Answer session.
Student Ticket available – only £5
Date of event:6th March 2016
Event details:SPOKEN WORD, THEATRE