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Dr. John Cooper Clarke- Preston Guild Hall - 7.30pm - 9.30pm - 12/3/19

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~On an outward appearance many would assume John Cooper Clarke has limited intelligence. But deep within the faculties of his mind is a creative genius and is unique creative outlet is his limitless ability to make poetic moments of absolute brilliance. So much so that he is now Dr. John Cooper Clarke and he is bringing his recent work to Preston.

‘The Luckiest Man Alive’ Tour will capture John at his poetic best. Delivery rhyming couplets of intense sophistication whilst capturing the spirit of the country in 2019.

He’ll be coming to the Preston Guild Hall this Tuesday March 12th for a two hour set, 7.30pm - 9.30pm. Tickets are priced at £24.50 and can be bought by contacting the box office on :- 01772 80 44 44. Please note:- the finishing time is an approximate figure, John may run over slightly. Under 16 year olds must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 18.

The Luckiest Man Alive is an opportunity for John to read extracts from his recent book of poetry which is influenced by the modern era. The book varies from the grand (‘Attack of the Fifty Foot Woman’) to the more distinct  nuances that describe the  seductive properties of the humble pie.

His  show stopping performance technique can be summed up in three ways :-

  • Hand-grenade haikus
  • Rapid-fire ballads,
  • An informal meditation on the loss of Bono’s leather pants

He’ll also be recalling some fan favourites which include :-
‘Evidently Chickentown’, ‘Beasley Street’, ‘I Wanna Be Yours’ plus many, many more.

Be sure to catch  The Luckiest Guy Alive, you won’t be disappointed.

  • Dr John Cooper Clarke
  • Tuesday 12 March 2019
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Preston Guild Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston.
  • prestonguildhall.co.uk/shows/dr-john-cooper-clarke/

^Alex Ashworth