John Hegley is one of the country's most innovative comic poets and likes dogs a lot. He has several best-selling volumes of poetry to his name and is a regular sell-out at the Edinburgh Festival.
A rendition, from the new volume of animal-life verse with this title, including very wide-screen showings of the author's own drawings of camel, parrot and guillemots. Also excerpts from Keats House Residency: John Keats once sword-fenced with celery. A meditation on this and a reading of short story 'Stanley's Stick' (not of celery) with world premiere of the sequel. Communal singing. A bit tragic in places. Some hopping. Suitable for people over nine.