Roger McGough, 'a trickster you can trust', has done more than most to breathe life into poetry. part of the top-selling Mersey Sound with Brian Patten and Adrian Henri, he also had hits with The Scaffold and club dates with Grimms, which led to more broadcasts, books and gigs than Chaucer.
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Production detailsThe Way Things Are
- Roger McGough's spin on innocence, truth and the oddball gives pleasure in spadefuls, like a well dug bean row. Optimist, eco boxer, party-thrower and poet, McGough was awarded an OBE in 1997 and The Cholmondeley Award for Poetry in 1998. Find out why.