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John's show All Hail The Snail was a mainstay of the 2018 schedule. Go here to find an interview posted in Canary Wharf Kids where he discusses the show and offers advice to children interested in creative writing and their parents. And go here to listen to John talking to Nick Coffer about the show on BBC Three Counties Radio. You may need to sign into BBC Iplayer.

John was also interviewed on Radio Shetland for its Books Programme on 21 February. You can listen to the programme on Mixcloud here.

Details are awaited for gigs in Cheltenham and Diss in the new year.

November 2019

2 November - New & Selected Potatoes @ Brinkworth Village Hall
Presented in collaboration with Rural Touring

Saturday 2 November 8.00pm     Tickets £10 / £9 / £5 children

A nutritious autumnal helping of Solanum Tuberosum

Brinkworth Village Hall    B4042    Brinkworth    Chippenham    SN15 5AE

Phone 01666 510220      Web www.poundarts.org.uk


5 November - John & Friends @ The Wardrobe Theatre Bristol
A Milk Poetry presentation

Tuesday 5 November 7.30pm     Tickets £8

With stellar support including Cardiff poet Sarah McCreadie providing their own brand of fireworks.

The Wardrobe Theatre    25 West Street     Bristol     BS2 0DF

Phone 0117 902 0344     Web www.tobaccofactorytheatres.com


16 November - Try It! @ Luton Hat Factory Centre
Second in a series of three workshops around creativity, books, and expression

Saturday 16 November 11.00am     Tickets £8

Join John in making books singly, in pairs and in groups. It is not necessary to bring anything, except enthusiasm. Suitable for all but children must be accompanyed by an adult.

Hat Factory Arts Centre     65 - 67 Bute Street     Luton     LU1 2EY

Phone 01582 878100     Web www.lutonculture.com


16 November - Return to County Hall @ the Wanstead Tap
A feast for anyone who remembers the great cabarets of the 1980s

Saturday 16 November 7.30pm    Tickets £18 / £15 concessions

John headlines alongside the Frank Chickens, Miss Em & Mr Meredith, Andrew Darke and the London Magician.

The Wanstead Tap    Arch 352    Winchelsea Road    Forest Gate    London    E7 0AQ

Phone 07976 787419     Web www.thewansteadtap.com


18 November - Clerkenwell ArtsLab @ The Betsey Trotwood
Part of the EFG London Jazz Fstival

Monday 18 November 8.30pm    Tickets £8.00

John shares a bill with trumpet duo Some Things, jazz trio ALATI (Chris Dowding, Brigitte Beraha and Dave O' Brien) and saxophonist Dee Byrne.

Betsey Trotwood     56 Farringdon Road     London     EC1R 3BL

Phone 020 7253 4285    Web www.betsey.pub

 

December 2019

7 December - Try It! @ Luton Hat Factory Centre
Third in a series of three workshops around creativity, books, and expression

Saturday 7 December 11.00am     Tickets £8

Join John in making books singly, in pairs and in groups. It is not necessary to bring anything, except enthusiasm. Suitable for all but children must be accompanied by an adult.

Hat Factory Arts Centre     65 - 67 Bute Street     Luton     LU1 2EY

Phone 01582 878100     Web www.lutonculture.com

 

Reviews

'Family life would be a lot easier if you could just open the cupboard and pull out your Hegley every time things got fractious, heated or miserable'
The List

'Awesomely mundane'
The Independent

'Scandalously talented'
Sunday Times

'Bleeding marvellous'
NME

'Like a good deed in a naughty world'
Herts Advertiser

'Makes little sense'
Luton News

‘Marvellous, joyful fun'
The Telegraph

'An incurable entertainer'
The Guardian


 

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