Dr John Cooper Clarke: I Wanna Be Yours

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John Cooper Clarke shot to prominence in the 1970s as the original 'people's poet' and one of the most prolific artistes of the punk years.

His poetry collection 10 Years in An Open Necked Shirt came out in the early 1980s featuring the lyrics to his albums and more original material and it remains one of the biggest-selling poetry books in the UK.

Since then his career has spanned cultures, audiences, art forms and continents. These days he performs purely as a stand-up solo poet. His unique poetry show has been running in theatres worldwide for over 12 years. John's latest poetry collection, The Luckiest Guy Alive, was released worldwide in 2018 via Picador/Macmillan. Featuring over 30 poems, it includes many of his adoring public's favourites such as; 'I've Fallen in Love with My Wife' and 'Beasley Boulevard'.

Today, Clarke is as relevant and vibrant as ever and his influence just as visible on pop culture. Aside from his trademark 'look' continuing to resonate with fashionistas young and old, his poetry is included on the national curriculum syllabus and his effect on modern music is huge. His latest live show is a mix of classic verse, extraordinary new material, hilarious ponderings on modern life, good honest gags, riffs and chat - a chance to witness a living legend at the top of this game.


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