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POETRY IN THE CITY
Ian is very well known both for his live performances and for his broadcasts on BBC radio. He's Barnsley FC’s poet-in-residence, Humberside Police’s Beat Poet, Yorkshire TV’s Investigative Poet, Radio 4 Today Programme’s 2005 Election Poet, Channel 5 News Poet, UK Trade & Industry Poet, and of course, our own East Midlands Three Cities Poet Laureate. Ian reads his specially commissioned 3 Cities poem and some of his other work. An entertaining evening is guaranteed from the man the TES dubbed ‘the Shirley Bassey of performance poetry’.