Debuts by future A&S regulars Joolz and Slade, and a welcome appearance by punk maverick Fitzgerald.
Quintessential mid-’80s line-up of goth superstar, socialist punk band, A&S cornerstone and newcomer.
Part one of a two-day celebration marking the end of A&S’s first year (if we regard their years as running concurrently with the academic year).
Four formidable characters together on one bill.
Part of Southwark Community Arts Festival, and therefore a partnership with Southwark Entertainments. If you weren’t into the poetry, it was worth sticking around for the disco.
A benefit for the striking miners, co-programmed by Apples & Snakes and the Poetry Society, and supported by the GLC. If the ticks on the back of the flyer are indicative of A&S’s contribution, then it comprised Hegley, Gilbey, Fred Williams, McGee, Agard, Joolz, LKJ, Prescod, Fell, Condell and African ...
1 August 1984
VHS recording of Miner Poets event at the Purcell Room, featuring Dannie Abse, John Agard, Gavin Ewart, Alison Fell, Alan Gilbey, John Hegley, Gladys McGee, Joolz Denby, Liz Lochhead, Steve Olssen, Fred Williams, Mogg Williams
Apart from the great line-up and the great cause, this show surely boasts the best take on the ‘apple/snake’ motif to have graced an Apples & Snakes flyer. The circularity and the black/white symbolism are entirely appropriate, and that ‘apple of the eye’ is a touch of genius.
Only source is from Sound listings 25 Jan. No flyer yet!