Dear ‘Utter!’ers: three infobits crucial to your entertainment!
1. Our cameraman Joe Rigby, who’s done videos for many comedy luminaries, recorded ALL the poets at the wonderful ‘Utter!’ Agony on March 1st. Here’s the promo: tag yourselves, share on your walls, enjoy (and maybe even hire him?)
2. Next week’s Coalition-themed events! Monday 2nd May - ‘Utter!’ Coalition BONUS writing group is 6.30pm Sheephaven bay pub with me, RICHARD TYRONE JONES: cut-ups, etc.
and then, next day:
Tuesday 3rd May - ‘Utter!’ Coalition with Dead Poets & other poets who shouldn’t really work together but somehow do. Dead Poets, Lucy Leagrave & Tamsin Kendrick, Prude & Arrogant, plus Paid Gig contest with AV system: Chip Grim, Dan Simpson, Christopher Kraken! Green Note, Camden Parkway NW1.
£7 after 7.30pm start time, or £5 before or prebooked on www.wegottickets.com/event/110120
3. Get your diaries out! Here’s the rest of the confirmed dates for ‘Utter!’ spoken word this year, but first, a recommended gig:
Apples & Snakes at the Soho Theatre: 27 April · 8pm
21 Dean Street, London with Kate Tempest, Lady Rhymes, serio-comic storyman ZK the Poet and gritty newcomer G.R.E.Ed.S. If you like your poetry a bit more hip-hoppy, highly recommended.
Saturday writing workshops: 11am-1pm, Wood Green library:
7th May & 21 May - facilitator tbc
Wednesday May 25th - Richard Tyrone Jones runs a workshop for Crouch End Word for Word writing group, 1pm-3pm, Community Room, Mezzanine level, Crouch end library
4 June - facilitator tbc
Tues 7th June - Utter! Nutters with Liz Bentley, Ashley Reaks, Rosy Carrick. Paid Gig contest: Sid Ozalid, Anthony Fairweather, Helen Burke. Host RTJ. Green Note, Camden Parkway. £7 after 7.30pm, £5 before or prebooked on www.wegottickets.com/event/117222
Thurs 9th June - Speakeasy with the Dead Poets at The Key Theatre, Peterborough - RTJ Has a Big Heart’s going to be the start of Peterborough’s Arts Festival and it’s going to be FREE!
Saturday 11th June - ‘Utter!’ MisGuided tour of Crouch End, 2pm, Outside Hornsey Town Hall, with trip to another dimension, the true story of Islington’s war with Haringey, local artistes and open mic & pub afterwards. £7 after 2pm start time, £5 before or prebooked on wegottickets.com/
Friday 1st July: ‘Utter!’ Heartbreak in aid of British Heart Foundation and Cardiomyopathy Association, Drayton Park Hotel, West Ealing. Zena Edwards, Harry Baker, Tim Wells & other top names TBC. Hosted by Richard Tyrone Jones, around £12.50/£15
Buxton Fringe Run of ‘Richard Tyrone Jones Has a Big Heart’ - Underground Venues - Barrel Room. 15-16 Jul 5:30pm to 6:30pm, 17 Jul 8:30pm to 9:30pm £7 (Child and Conc £6)
Bookings via www.undergroundvenues.co.uk. Bookings (noon-3pm) & info: 02081 440 070. Other prices/discounts available.
‘UTTER!’ during CAMDEN FRINGE
August Tues 2nd, Weds 3rd, Thurs 4th & Sun 7th, 6.30pm - Camden Fringe Run of ‘Richard Tyrone Jones Has a Big Heart’, Camden Head, Camden High Street. Tickets will be on sale soon, £7.50
Sat August 6th - ‘Utter!’ MisGuided tour of Camden, 2pm, meeting place TBA. ALL NEW! Plath, Dylan Thomas, War of the Worlds & ending in open mic http://bit.ly/uttermiscamden
Tues Aug 9th - Utter! Puppets, Green Note, Camden Parkway. Jon Stone, Edgar Allen Poe, the Ted & Sylvia Story (in puppets) by RTJ. NW1 http://bit.ly/utterpuppets
Fri 26th & Sat 27th August 2011, 18.20, Banshee Labyrinth, Niddry Street. Richard Tyrone Jones reads some stuff off bits of paper. RONSEAL. PBH Free Fringe, so free/donations.
Sat 27th August 2011, 21.50. Banshee Labyrinth, Niddry Street. ‘Utter!’ Edinburgh 2011. Richard Tyrone Jones introduces some of our favourite Edinburgh Acts as the grand finale to Spoken Word at the PBH Free Fringe! PBH Free Fringe, so free/donations. All profits to British Heart Foundation / Cardiomyopathy Association.
…and the PAID GIG contest FINAL will be in September, just looking for a bigger boat…!
Thanks very much for reading and will see you at some or all of these. Exciting being alive, isn’t it?
All the best, Richard Tyrone Jones, RTJ xxxxxx