Ian McMillan & Luke Carver Goss: Words, Music, Glee & Delight

Ian McMillan & Luke Carver Goss: Words, Music, Glee & Delight


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Ian McMillan & Luke Carver Goss: Words, Music, Glee & Delight


'world-class – one of today’s greatest poetry performers' Carol Ann Duffy


Poet, broadcaster & comedian Ian McMillan and Olympic composer Luke Carver Goss present a hilarious night of words, music & improv, climaxing in a brand new musical created about Taunton!


‘one of the best evenings of entertainment I have ever experienced’ Clwyd Theatr Cymru


Bard of Barnsley Ian McMillan hosts weekly hit radio show The Verb. He’s Poet-in-Residence for Barnsley FC, The Academy of Urbanism and, until recently, English National Opera. He’s a regular on BBC Breakfast, Coast, Countryfile, Pick of the Week, Pointless Celebrities and Last Word. He was featured on The South Bank Show and cast away on Desert Island Discs. His rip-roaring poetry shows are legendary. Cats make him sneeze.


Luke Carver Goss’s latest piece Last Train to Elvet for Durham Brass Festival & Tredegar Town Band  -  ‘a journey rich in emotional range pulled off with the most delicate and intricately woven touch’ Colin Robson, Durham County Arts Officer  -  follows Pure Gold: a 4X4 relay for the Cultural Olympiad, Homing In for The Sage Gateshead and compositions for Black Dyke Brass Band, BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Birmingham Contemporary Music Group.


He’s recorded & performed with his own group, the acclaimed Carver Trio, as well as The Ian McMillan Orchestra,  the Balkan singer Tea Hodzic jazz singer Tina May and story-teller Daniel Morden in the group The Devil's Violin. He and Ian are currently writing Tiger Tales for Holmfirth Arts Festival and a new carol for Chester Music Society.


‘Luke Carver Goss is a composer who creates big worlds of sound... British music at its most ingenious’ John L Walters, The Guardian 


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Please ring the Box Office (01823 414141) if you have access requirements or to book wheelchair seats as this booking facility is not available online.


16 June 2017 –

TICKET PRICES: £14 / £12 Concs. / £10 Students

SHOW DURATION: 90 minutes (+ 20 minute interval)