Luke Wright’s Late Night Dance Floor Fillers


20:45-21:45 First Word
Saturday 18 June
This event will replace Mark Thomas’ Bus Pass Punk, which has been cancelled
Free & Unticketed

Who says poetry is box office poison? Fresh from wowing crowds opening for The Libertines and John Cooper Clarke, Luke Wright serves up banger after banger at the hottest late night show in town. This is rock’n’roll poetry at its visceral, inventive best. You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You might even pull.

Written & performed by Luke Wright
Photos by Emily Fae

“His performances rumble with rage, passion and humour.” Guardian

“He must be on some kind of dope” John Cooper Clarke

“Cool Poems” Patti Smith

“Fierce, wistful, romantic and witty. A sensational hour.” ***** The Stage

“The bard of lockdown” Telegraph

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The First Word tent has ramped access onto trackway from Jubilee Parade. Inside, there are solid wooden floors, and seating is available.

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