Poetry centre stage as Roger McGough returns to Belfast
Called ‘Liverpool's own poet laureate', Roger McGough captured the voice and mood of a generation as one of the Mersey Sound poets. He tells Joanne Sweeney that his upcoming Belfast reading is ‘coming back to the land of his fathers'
THE last time that poet Roger McGough, revered as 'the patron saint of poetry' by poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, performed in Belfast, he got caught up in a disturbing episode. The performa[...]