Following on from sell out shows here at The Met in 2020 and 2022, comic poet Steven P Taylor is back with his latest show GRUMPY F****R, with lots of new material and some of the old favourites, in which he offers his tongue in cheek take on life.

Touching on such topics as relationships, aging, youth, Christmas, fast food, wokeness, politics and social deviants. It’s a bit of a lesson in middle aged anarchy!

He currently has four poetry collections published and the fifth should be released in time for this show.

Expect laughs and possibly the odd tear.

Book tickets

The Box @ The Met
£16 advance / £18 door (inc fees)

Fully seated.

Advance booking discount available until 5pm on the day of the event. Discount applies after you put your ticket in the cart.


“He had a packed house eating out of his hand - in stitches and emotionally stunned in equal measure. He's got the gift.”

Andy Hollingworth (celeb photographer, film maker and comedy fan)

“Steve draws on his personal experience and delivers a unique perspective with wit and attitude. Recommended for anyone who has a brain and a heart.”

Henry Normal (Former MD Baby Cow Productions, Poet, writer, producer—The Royle Family, Gavin and Stacey, Mrs. Merton, Alan Partridge etc).

“A great read, nostalgic, funny and much more”

Pete Turner (musician songwriter Elbow)

“very enjoyable and well written”

Mark Potter (guitarist/songwriter Elbow)

“carefully crafted poems, comedic and serious alike”

Phil Cool – comedian

“Steven’s poems hold a mirror up to everyday life. And there's more…. They’re insightful, thought provoking and funny!”

Jimmy Cricket (comedian)

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