Wolverhampton Literature Festival Zoom Event – Behind the Tongue and the Talk

Date: February 11, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: On Zoom

Panellists talk about their role in the creation of the Black Country edition of the BBC Radio 4 programme ‘Tongue and Talk – The Dialect Poets’. Join City of Wolverhampton Poet Laureate, Emma Purshouse, as she natters to actress, writer and series producer Catherine Harvey, poet and playwright Brendan Hawthorne (Poet Laureate for Wednesbury), singer songwriter and poet Heather Wastie, along with dialect expert Esther Asprey. Expect discussion about the Black Country vernacular, with some dialect poetry and song thrown into the mix.

Price: £7 (+ booking fee)

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