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Friday 31 May 2024 @ 06:00pm :  -
John Hegley (Poetry in Purbeck)

John Hegley

John Hegley is a regular sell-out at The Edinburgh Festival. He has performed at the Montreal Comedy Festival, the USA Comedy Festival in Aspen, with Ulrika Jonsson & Anita Dobson in The Pyjama Game and on BBC R4's Hearing With Hegley.

John Hegley is widely known as one of the country's most innovative comic poets with several best-selling volumes of poetry to his name.

Part of Poetry in Purbeck:
As part of Poetry in Purbeck, John is also presenting a workshop the following day (Sat 1st June) at Corfe Castle.
For further details and booking visit the Sandyhill Arts webpage:



"Family life would be a lot easier if you could just open the cupboard and pull out your Hegley every time things got fractious, heated or miserable" ~ The List

"Awesomely mundane" ~ The Independent

"Scandalously talented" ~ Sunday Times

"Bleeding marvellous" ~ NME

"Like a good deed in a naughty world" ~ Herts Advertiser

"Makes little sense" ~ Luton News

"Marvellous, joyful fun" ~ The Telegraph

"An incurable entertainer" ~ The Guardian

John Hegley