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Dr John Cooper Clarke: I Wanna Be Yours

Poet; Rock Star; TV & Radio Presenter; Comedian; Cultural commentator - Dr. John Cooper Clarke is returning to the Victoria Theatre Halifax for another electrifying evening of poetry and the spoken word.

John Cooper Clarke shot to prominence in the 1970s as the original 'people's poet'. His unique poetry and rapid-fire delivery were recorded and put to music by legendary producer Martin Hannett. Spawning great tracks such as Evidently Chicken Town, Beasley Street and The unique and massively popular I Wanna Be Yours - covered by the Arctic Monkeys on their classic album AM. The accompanying book 10 Years In An Open Necked Shirt was the best selling UK poetry book of the 80s. Since then his career has spanned cultures, audiences, art forms, and continents. His recent book The Luckiest Guy Alive published in 2018, saw him consolidating his position as the UK's most popular poet. His much-anticipated autobiography I Wanna Be Yours is scheduled for October 2020 Release. . His unique show featuring all the greatest hits plus a lot more has been running in theatres worldwide for over 15 years.
Show starts 8pm
Tickets from £21.75
Victoria Theatre Halifax Fountain Street West Yorkshire HX1 1BP
Wed 27 Oct 2021
Contact telephone: 01422351158 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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