Symphony Hall Stage | Comedy & Spoken Word


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Please note that this event has now been postponed, and will now take place on Wed 2 June 2021. We will be in contact with everyone who has purchased tickets regarding this change. All tickets purchased for the original dates remain valid. 


About the show

With fans ranging from Emma Watson, Pink and Benjamin Zephaniah, Ted Hughes Award winner Hollie McNish is a poet whose readings are not to be missed. She has garnered millions of YouTube views for her online poetry readings and was the first poet to record at London’s famed Abbey Road Studios.

Here, she will join us with one of her favourite fellow poets, to read from and chat about their latest poetry collections.

Expect strong language.

Books will be available to purchase at the event. There will be a book signing afterwards.

About the author

Hollie McNish is a poet based between Cambridge and Glasgow. She has published three poetry collections PapersCherry Pie and Plum, and one poetic memoir on politics and parenthood, Nobody Told Me, of which the Scotsman suggested “The world needs this book” and for which she won the Ted Hughes Award. In 2017 Nobody Told Me was translated into German, French and Spanish and released in the USA.

In 2016 she co-wrote a play Offside with Sabrina Mahfouz, relating the two hundred year history of UK women’s football.

Hollie tours continuously all over the UK and Europe and beyond and is a big fan of online readings – her poetry videos have attracted millions of views worldwide.

Ticket info / offers


Free (limited) ticket for Disabled Visitor’s Carers, as per Access Scheme

Wheelchair Users and Disabled Patrons

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