Writer, producer and poet Henry Normal returns to The Met for a live recording of his BBC Radio 4 show A Normal Journey.

Join him for the eleventh instalment of his acclaimed, occasional series in which the acclaimed, occasional writer tackles those subjects so big only radio can possibly contain them.

So far on this journey Henry has covered the subjects of Family, Life, Love, Imagination, Nature, The Universe, Communication, Ageing, Community and Home; in this new episode he’ll be concentrating on the Journey itself.

Through poems, jokes, and stories, we’ll discover what has made him the man he is today, and how everything in his life so far has led to this point – recording this latest show in Bury at The Met.

Henry Normal is a multi-award winning writer, producer and poet. Co-writer of award winning TV programmes such as The Royle Family, The Mrs Merton Show, Coogan’s Run and Paul Calf, and producer of, amongst many others, Oscar-Nominated Philomena, Gavin and Stacey and Alan Partridge.

He’s published ten collections of poetry including his most recent The Fire Hills. Plus his memoir written with Angela Pell A Normal Family: Everyday adventure with our autistic son.

Dates & Times

Last session: Wed 15 Nov 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed
Derby Hall @ The Met

Doors open 7:15pm
Duration approx. 1 hour 30 minutes

Age limit: 16+ (under 18s must be accompanied by an adult at all times).

This is a BBC event; to be in the audience apply for tickets here on the BBC website (maximum 2 tickets per request).

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