Roger McGough biography

Roger McGough

Poet, Author

1937 –

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Who is Roger McGough?

Roger McGough CBE FRSL is an English poet, performance poet, broadcaster, children's author and playwright. He presents the BBC Radio 4 programme Poetry Please, as well as performing his own poetry. McGough was one of the leading members of the Liverpool poets, a group of young poets influenced by Beat poetry and the popular music and culture of 1960s Liverpool. He is an honorary fellow of Liverpool John Moores University, fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and President of the Poetry Society.

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Born
Nov 9, 1937
Litherland
Also known as
  • McGough
  • Roger Joseph McGough
  • The Scaffold
Profession
Education
  • St Mary's College, Sefton
  • University of Hull
Lived in
  • Liverpool
  • Litherland

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Modified by Robert_Haigh
on April 17, 2021

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