An evening with Ian

Yorkshire Post columnist Ian McMillan of Darfield, Barnsley' See story  Picture Chris Lawton
Yorkshire Post columnist Ian McMillan of Darfield, Barnsley' See story Picture Chris Lawton

AN Evening With Ian McMillan is to be staged in the Darwin Suite at Derby’s Assembly Rooms on Wednesday, October 26, from 7.30pm.

The popular Barnsley-born poet and broadcaster is a familiar figure across various media outlets, particularly on the radio, where he presents Radio Three’s weekly words show The Verb, and last year hosted a Radio Two programme called Sing When You’re Winning, about the history of football chants.

He is poet in residence at both English National Opera and Barnsley FC, plus he a regular on such radio and TV programmes as You And Yours, Pick Of The Week, Just A Minute and Have I Got News For You?

His rip-roaring poet are legendary and an entertaining evening is in store for those who venture to the Darwin Suite to see him in action.

Tickets are £11 (£9 concessions). Call the box office on 01332 255800.