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John Hegley - Poet and Comedian

There's masses of interesting stuff about John's Islington connection in a blog called Islington Faces. Who knew that our man was once in a production of The Pajama Game directed by Simon Callow?

John's programme about his relationship with the French Baroque composer Jean-Philippe Rameau Who Does John Hegley Think He Is? can also be found here or via the app. It will be available until midnight on 31 December January 2098 so be sure to put that date in your diary to be certain you don't miss it.

JOHN HIGHLY RECOMMENDS: Poetry For Good is a social enterprise cleaning company based in London which is launching a new national poetry competition to celebrate and publicise the lives and stories of the nation's Key Workers - cleaners, shopworkers, couriers, nurses, etc. Entry is free, open to anyone aged 11 or over and runs to 26 March. The judges will be three up and coming poets whose new specially written work can be viewed on the website.

JOHN HIGHLY RECOMMENDS: Mel Brimfield's From This World, to That Which Is to Come is open both in person at The Tetley in Leeds and online until 30 August 2021. Free, donations welcome. The show takes its title from John Bunyan's 1678 parable The Pilgrim's Progress, which describes a fictional pilgrimage from 'The City of Destruction' to 'The Celestial City'.



        John Hegley New & Selected Potatoes        John Hegley I Am A Poetato

John's new books NEW & SELECTED POTATOES and I AM A POETATO are now on sale. Available in all the usual places!

John on Facebook

Poet comedian John Hegley on FacebookYou can now keep track of John on Facebook - just click on the button. And if you have a Facebook account please click the Like button below, it will help spread the word! Note that this is a Community Facebook page and John isn't personally involved in it. Please don't use it to send him personal messages, use the email address on the Contact John page instead.

John's Picks

Go to the Links page to check out a pot pourri of things that have caught John's fancy. These include Julian Goodacre Bagpipe Maker, Clod Magazine, Luton Haiku, Paul Hegley, Partan Press Children's Books, the Jelly Rollers Dragon (love child of Keith Moore of the Popticians) and the Hat in the Cat hat shop.

John's Fun Limerick Competition

The winning entries can be viewed by clicking here.

Catch John Online

Click here for John's thoughts on Morris Dancing in The Guardian's online comment pages......


Poet comedian John Hegley Peace Love & PotatoesThere's Trains. There's John Keats. There is Joan of Arc. There are trucks and boats and ship. With chips.

What's so funny about peace, love and understanding? With drawings largely by the author.

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The Adventures of Monsieur Robinet

Poet comedian John Hegley The Adventures of Monsieur RobinetSeventeen adventures and one short drama, each presented in French and English.

Available from Donut Press for the amazing bargain price of £5 with free delivery! An absolute must for aficionados of the Hegley oeuvre!

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Uncut Confetti

Poet comedian John Hegley Uncut ConfettiJohn's book Uncut Confetti has a strong autobiographical strand and a running thread of animal-related poems.

There is the usual abundance of splendid drawings accompanied by a photograph or two.

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