Saturday 17 November, 7:30pm, Todmorden Hippodrome

McMillan and McMillan


McMillan and McMillan is a joint event with our patron, Andrew McMillan and his father, the poet Ian McMillan.


Saturday 17 November 7.30pm | Hippodrome Theatre


Join one of the UK’s best known contemporary poets, Ian McMillan, and his son, award-winning poet, Andrew McMillan, for an entertaining evening of poetry and rip-roaring conversation, and a rollicking good night out!


Writer and broadcaster Ian McMillan is a familiar voice on national radio and a regular on BBC television. His work includes poetry, plays, his autobiography Talking Myself Home: My Life in Verses and a voyage around Yorkshire in Neither Nowt Nor Summat. His latest collection of poetry To Fold The Evening Star: New and Selected Poems was published in 2016.


Andrew McMillan’s debut, physical, was the first poetry collection to win the Guardian First Book Award. It also won a Somerset Maugham Award, an Eric Gregory Award, a Northern Writers’ Award and the Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize. His second collection playtime was published by Jonathan Cape on 2 August 2018 and is a Poetry Book Society Recommendation for Autumn 2018. He is a senior lecturer in the Manchester Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University.


@IMcMillan @AndrewPoetry



Tickets £10 | Concessions £8