Words & Whippets

Words & Whippets poetry evening

Wednesday May 28th, 7.45pm, York Theatre Royal Studio Digital StillCamera

In 2013 Words & Whippets poetry night debuted with a SELL-OUT show packed full of spectacular spoken word acts.  Returning for 2014, Words & Whippets 2 presents a showcase of Yorkshire’s finest performance poets, compered by York’s own punk poet HENRY RABY.

Tickets from the YTR Box office, over the phone 01904 623 568 or here:  www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk/shows/Words_Whippets.php#.U2Uu2fldXPp


  • Leeds-based leading lady LIZI PATCH, theatre-maker & playwright
  • GENEVIÈVE L. WALSH, scary fairy host of Halifax’s Spoken Weird night
  • CHRIS SINGLETON, the King of Crowd-Versing and Imperator of Improvised Poetry
  • And the reliable return of York’s ROB AUTON!:

Rob won the funniest joke award at the Edinburgh Fringe 2013. A hilarious stand-up poet, Rob’s poetry is also touching, surreal and magical. Rob will perform his uplifting and acclaimed hour-long solo masterpiece, THE SKY SHOW, which has wowed and wooed audiences across the country.

“Charming, eccentric & uplifting, Auton is a talent to watch”- The Independent
“If performance poetry is the new rock n roll, Mr Auton is Jarvis Cocker circa 1995.” – Broadway Baby

Facebook event here:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1481839042046816/?fref=ts

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