Nicholas Lezard will be reading from It Gets Worse, the forthcoming selection of his “Down and Out” columns for the New Statesman, and answering audience questions, like “why aren’t you in prison?” and “do you really drink that much?”
Jiz, a duo formed by Isabelle Saphiron and John Gosling of Psychic TV, Zos Kia, Mekon and Agent Provocateur, seduce the mundane and reconstruct it into something fascinating.
Lynn Ruth Miller, the oldest female stand up in the business (RIP Joan Rivers), has been there, done it all and can still make you laugh about it.
Oh Standfast: A genuinely surreal routine, packed with odd ideas.
Mark Gilfillan aka The Stokey Bard, poet, is the author of Ballistic Kisses and, most recently, Ghost Moon (Alba Publishing, 2017).
Andrew James Brown: A poet, public intellectual and national treasure in waiting.
Fran Isherwood: Poet with a comedic bent (The Doctor says it’s a bit like Housemaid’s Knee).
Music from Django Hammond. Then dancing to a fab DJ from 11pm till 3am.
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