John Agard

Roll Over Atlantic


Monday 15 May 8pm

Norwich Arts Centre

John Agard wears a floppy velvet hat, and looks out through a life buoy surrounded by tropical plants

Winner of the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry, Caribbean-British poet John Agard performs a quirky reimagining of the notorious voyage of Christopher Columbus. Written in verse and performed against a background soundscape of Atlantic
murmurings and mosquito symphonies, Agard’s satirical one-man show takes his audience on a fantastical, fanatical historic voyage into the birth of a new world that still bears relevance to contemporary issues.

‘Agard is a mesmeric performer’ Peter Forbes, Poet and Critic

Event runs: c. 2 hrs (including interval)

Visit John Agard's Poetry Archive page here

City of Literature is presented in association with

Writers’ Centre Norwich

UNESCO City of Literature

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