Roger Joseph McGough CBE FRSL (born 9 November 1937) is an English performance poet, broadcaster, children's author and playwright. He presents the BBC Radio 4 programme Poetry Please, as well as performing his own poetry. He is an honorary fellow of Liverpool John Moores University and President of the Poetry Society.
[This is South Wales] - The Laugharne Weekend festival started in and festival acts in the past have included Patti Smith, Ray Davies, Roger McGough, Alexei Sayle, Lionel Shriver, Roddy Doyle, Michael Sheen, Carol Ann Duffy, Robert Wyatt, Mark Billingham, Rhys Ifans
[Liverpool Confidential] - DOORS from the Everyman Bistro, Strawberry Fields and Liverpool Football Club's trophy room are to form part of an art installation by Roger McGough at the new Museum of Liverpool. The Liverpool Doors exhibition will feature doors from across the city
[Channel Television] - Alongside the father of dub poetry will also be the likes of Carol Ann Duffy, Roger McGough, and Marina Lewycka to name but a few. Even if you're not already a bookworm, the festival is a chance to discover some of the very best writers.
[The Guardian (blog)] - Manager Nathan McGough (arrogant Scouse son of ex-Scaffolder Roger McGough) does, however, keep his appointment with the panel hosted by Tony Wilson entitled "Wake Up America, You're Dead", a contentious little title if ever there was one.
Roger McGough has been one of Britain’s most well-loved poets since his work was included in the Penguin anthology, The Mersey Sound: Penguin Modern Poets 10, in 1967, along with the other ‘Liverpool Poets’, Adrian Henri and Brian Patten.The Mersey Sound has since sold over one million copies.
Roger McGough CBE (born November 9, 1937) is a well-known British performance poet. He was born in Litherland, being part of north Liverpool, a city with which he is firmly associated in most people's minds.
Roger McGough (b ) is one of Britain's best-loved poets. Top-selling The Mersey Sound: Penguin Modern Poets 10 with Liverpool poets Brian Patten and Adrian Henri, hits with Mike McCartney and John Gorman in The Scaffold and college touring with GRIMMS were followed by internationally acclaimed collections of poems and stories, regular …