This episode of Forever Manchester meets features a candid chat with wit, wordsmith & celebrated Manchester poet Tony Walsh.

Tony talks about his life and work experiences, performance poetry and the trauma of being a victim in an armed robbery. He also talks about commissions for Manchester United and BBC Blue Peter’s recent 60th anniversary and a performance at Stalin’s Penis!

This podcast also features a full length (rarely heard) version of Tony’s poem ‘Silver Sparks’, written in celebration of Forever Manchester’s 25th Anniversary in 2015

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