Edge Street Live & SNG Live present Brian Bilston and Henry Normal.
BRIAN BILSTON has been described as the Banksy of poetry and Twitter’s unofficial Poet Laureate; with over 400,000 followers on social media, Brian has become truly beloved by the online community.
He has published several collections of poetry, including You Took the Last Bus Home and Alexa, what is there to know about love? His novel Diary of a Somebody was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel award. He has also written poetry for children, including a collection of football poems, 50 Ways to Score a Goal.
HENRY NORMAL is a writer, poet, TV & Film producer, founder of the Manchester Poetry Festival (now the Literature festival) and co-founder of the Nottingham Poetry Festival. In June 2017 he was honoured with a special BAFTA for services to Television.
He co-wrote and script edited the multi-award-winning Mrs Merton show, the BAFTA-winning Paul and Pauline Calf Video Diaries, the Oscar-nominated Philomena, and was responsible for Gavin & Stacey, The Mighty Boosh, Red Dwarf, Alan Partridge and many more.