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Murray Lachlan Young
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Archive listings for Murray Lachlan Young

Work type: Poetry.

Modern Coutionary Tales for Children - T257307320

From the moment Murray Lachlan Young bounds onto the stage, hair wrapped in a towel, dressing gown flapping, you know you're in for a good time. Best of all, he knows exactly what your average 5?10-year-old is interested in ? toilets, poo and death being three key subjects discussed during the show. A mixture of poetry, stand-up comedy, storytelling, a touch of panto, and lots of fun participation. A hilarious and positive route to show children that poetry can be fun, thought-provoking and even quite cool!
30 Mar 18Acorn Arts Centre, Penzance :: V1747286290
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14 Oct 17Dorchester Arts Centre, Dorchester :: V1068
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How Freakin' Zeitgeist Are You? An Evening with Murray Lachlan Young - T01157698513

Prepare for an evening of satirical soliloquy, rock-n-roll reverie and ditty. A delightful romp into the bizarre facets of fame, fashion, people, politics, a mild erotic folk ballad and the space-time continuum. Playwright, actor, screen-writer and poet-extraordinaire, Murray Lachlan Young is celebrated for his hybrid mix of stand-up comedy and delightful commentaries on contemporary life. Expect flamboyant, punchy wit, brooding subtext and empathetic humour.
30 Mar 18Acorn Arts Centre, Penzance :: V1747286290
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14 Oct 17Dorchester Arts Centre, Dorchester :: V1068
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T01744028714

Join us for an evening of satirical soliloquy, rock-n-roll reverie and devastating-ditty as BBC6 music resident poet Murray Lachlan Young presents his stunning new live up-close and personal show. A delightful and satirical romp into the bizarre facets of fame, fashion, people, politics, a mild erotic folk ballad and the space-time continuum. This is unique stand up poetry/spoken word performance, from one of the very best in the business.
14 Oct 16Acorn Arts Centre, Penzance :: V1747286290
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12 Oct 16The Poly Falmouth, Falmouth :: V875
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15 Sep 16The Lowry, Salford :: V0655996499
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The Alien Balladeer - T681162391

A beguiling and unique mix of punchy wit, brooding subtext & occasional attacks of original erotic folk song. The performance also sees the start of the development process for Murray's new play Glamping, which has its first week of development at In Your Space in partnership with the Bike Shed Theatre.
16 Mar 14Exeter Phoenix, Exeter :: V889
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15 Mar 14Dorchester Arts Centre, Dorchester :: V1068
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The Incomers - T1823787650

A full moon rises over a windswept cottage in the middle of nowhere Children are in bed wine is breathing nicely and the dinner is in the oven. It's Gordon and Celia's wedding anniversary. They've asked their oldest and dearest friends Zach and Jane down from London. The only problem is that Zach and Jane aren't Zach and Jane anymore. Jane has gone and Julia, the twenty five year old, French burlesque dancer, has taken her place. What starts as a simple celebration quickly unravels with one revelation after another until we become aware that no one has been telling the truth to anyone about anything for a very long time. Written entirely in his characteristic verse by 6 Music poet in residence Murray Lachlan Young The Incomers will have you gasping and roaring with laughter in equal measures!Author Murray Lachlan Young. Director Paul Jepson.
13 May 13 to 18 May 13Pleasance, Inner London :: V276
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An Evening with Murray Lachlan Young and Friends - T01060172643

An evening of satire, music and stand up poetry with Murray Lachlan Young and friends. "Simply brilliant, hysterically funny and strangely moving" Claudia Winkelman "The best since Betjeman" - Neil Tennent of the Pet Shop Boys. Murray is BBC6 Music's resident poet and a regular on BBC Radio 4
22 Feb 13Acorn Arts Centre, Penzance :: V1747286290
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A Dogging I Will Go, poems, tales and songs of deviant folk - T1509645502

An evening of field reports and folk songs regarding lap dancers, cocaine smugglers and perverted ex colonial police men. "Well I’ve dogged me way through Scotland - Gone beyond the highland line. - And many’s the cloud of midges - That’s attacked me bare behind. - And a dogging I will go and a dogging I will go...' With a brilliant combination of bizarre ballads, saucy shanties and rattling good yarns, Murray Lachlan Young - one of the UK’s foremost performance poets and a regular fixture on BBC Radio 4’s Saturday Live and BBC resident poet at the Glastonbury Festival - leads us down a deeply amusing road to many strange places. Young combines a heady combination of traditional and contemporary popular art, to create an often hilarious, always unique take on the dark corners of our modern society.
9 May 10Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry :: V156
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Murray lachlan-Young's Modern Cautionary Tales for Children - T1058870001

An innovative poetry show written and performed by Murray Lachlan Young, one of the UK's foremost performance poets and a regular fixture on BBC Radio 4's SATURDAY LIVE. A mixture of: poetry, stand-up comedy, storytelling and a touch of panto make for a hilarious and positive route to showing children that poetry can be fun, thought-provoking and occasionally quite cool! This show gets children dancing on-stage, completing simple fun poems, being Ponies and getting seriously involved in live interactive poetry - this is a raucous, silly, scary, funny poignant and enlightening hour of merriment and mayhem.
21 Apr 10 to 24 Apr 10Beaford Arts, Beaford :: V0675114110
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11 Oct 09South Street Arts Centre, Reading :: V736
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Where's Your Million Pound Record Deal Now, Poet Boy? - T1568091006

Modern poet/performer ranging from the romantics to Oscar Wilde - strange cautionary tales laced with black comedy.
21 Feb 08 to 23 Feb 08Soho Theatre, Inner London :: V1035
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Other listings

27 Sep 17Unity Theatre, Liverpool :: V539
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12 Nov 16McMillan Theatre, Bridgwater :: V0276985128
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26 Sep 08Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, Havant :: V757
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23 Mar 04 to 11 Apr 04Old Red Lion, Inner London :: V216
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25 Oct 97Wyeside Arts Centre, Builth Wells :: V850
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