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Jacob Polley and John Alder perform part of Jackself at Poems as Songs (part of the Newcastle Poetry Festival)

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Jackself: Jacob Polley and John AlderThis event gives a musical dimension to Jacob Polley’s fourth book of poems Jackself (Picador, 2016) awarded the T.S. Eliot Prize in 2016. Jacob Polley and musician, John Alder, will perform part of their collaborative musical setting of the book. Jackself is an exploration of English folklore and of the innocence of childhood lost in the darker corners of Reiver country.

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Performer(s)/Choreographer(s): Polley J

Publication type: Performance

Publication status: Published

Venue: Sage

Location: Gateshead

Year: 2017

Duration: 25 mins

Media of Output: Live performance



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