Bard of Barnsley Ian McMillan coming to Doncaster

Poet Ian McMillan.
Poet Ian McMillan.

Talking Myself Home, which comes to the Civic Theatre on May 16 at 7.30pm, is Yorkshire poet, comedian & broadcaster Ian McMillan’s life story in poems.

Ian is poet-in-residence for English National Opera, The Academy of Urbanism and Barnsley FC.

He presents The Verb every week on BBC R3 and appears regularly on Pick of the Week, Quote Unquote, The Arts Show, Just A Minute, You & Yours, Fry’s Planet Word and this spring, Coast.

He’s Yorkshire TV’s Investigative Poet and Humberside Police’s Beat Poet. He was recently castaway on Desert Island Discs and featured with his Orchestra on The South Bank Show. His rip-roaring poetry shows are legendary. Cats make him sneeze.

Ian is currently touring with his acclaimed verse autobiography Talking Myself Home (John Murray Publishers) and The Ian McMillan Orchestra, new cd Homing In. For adults & 13+