Brum Radio Poets

Join Rick Sanders (Willis the Poet) every second Sunday at 11am for the best in local poetry. His latest Brum Radio Poets guests are:

Matt Abbott – a poet, educator and activist from Wakefield. His debut one-man show Two Little Ducks earned 5* reviews at Edinburgh Fringe in 2017 and on a UK theatre tour in 2018. The show’s content was published as his debut poetry collection by VERVE Poetry Press in 2018.

Maria Ferguson – an award-winning writer and performer from Essex. She has been a resident artist for the Roundhouse and Batterea Arts Centre and has been commissioned by the Royal Academy of Art, Stylist and BBC Radio 1. Her debut poetry collection, Alright, Girl? is a frank exploration of class, gender and belonging, and is out now with Burning Eye.

Scott Tyrrell has been a poet and performer since the turn of the century. An award-winning comedian, creative director and multiple slam-winning poet (including the BBC Slam and UK Anti-Slam), he has performed his work at Glastonbury, the Edinburgh Fringe and the Prague Fringe.