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Everyone’s a winner!

One lucky radioharrow.org listener has just won 2 free tickets to enjoy POETS Day, premiering at the Compass Theatre, Ickenham in only a few weeks. Last Friday morning DJ Gary Walker chuckled with Barnardo’s Ann Little and POETS Day author Mark Brookes, and Archie Brookes read the quiz. To listen to the show again click …

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Free theatre tickets…luvvly jubbly!

POETS Day actor Archie Brookes broke from rehearsals to give a resounding ‘YES’ to our Barnardo’s quiz, being held this Friday 5th August on radioharrow.org from 8am. Top DJ Gary walker will be chatting with Barnardo’s Ann Little and POETS Day author Mark Brookes about their unique Summer partnership. So log onto radioharrow.org this …

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whose gonna listen to ya kid?

POETS Day is an emotional drama that deals with alcoholism, drug abuse, racism and domestic violence. These are, all too often, adult problems which a child will take the brunt for …but what if that kid is actually your own conscience and wants to talk? Would you listen then? POETS Day is a cautionary tale,  soaked in pub …

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Ex-Militia Borg corpses during shoot!

POETS Day character Borg is supposed to be an iron faced ex-Soviet militia bodyguard employed to protect Hilary, the drug dealer. See what happens as the pressure mounts whilst filming. POETS Day is a cautionary tale that centres on what can go wrong when a youngster doesn’t have the right support, love or …

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Archie chats with the Mayor of Harrow

Rising star Archie Brookes visited the Worshipful The Mayor of Harrow, Cllr Krishna Suresh, last week to explain his upcoming play POETS Day. The Mayor is a keen supporter of the Arts and firmly supports charities within his community.  POETS Day is a cautionary tale that centres on what can go wrong …

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Mayor of Harrow enjoys POETS Day chat

Author Mark Brookes visited the Worshipful The Mayor of Harrow, Cllr Krishna Suresh, last week to talk about his upcoming play POETS Day. The Mayor is a keen supporter of the Arts and firmly supports charities within his community.   Author Mark Brookes was accompanied by his son Archie, who stars …

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Radio Harrow extends POETS Day chat.

Due to heightened interest in our POETS Day   live interview, with Ben Felton on his  Freedom Friday radio show, our chat grew from 20 mins to 1 hour.  You can hear the whole interview by clicking here!   Great fun was had by all involved and we at POETS Day, and our sole charity …

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POETS Day -On Air- with Tony Jazz

Radio star Tony Jazz hosted a special soulradiouk.com programme to promote POETS Day last Saturday with it’s author Mark Brookes and his actor son Archie. Listen by clicking here! As ever Tony was the perfect host and played their favourite tunes during a laugh filled 2 hour interview about the gritty play, its characters, motivation …

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ACTORS REQUIRED FOR STAGE DRAMA! (please share)

Call Mark on 07860 645579 to audition for these POETS Day roles; BEN (116 lines);                Male, White or Mediterranean, 20-30 yrs. DESI (7 lines);                   Male, Black, 16-20 yrs. DANCER (12 lines);         Female, Any race, 20-30 yrs. BORG (1 line);                   Male, White, 50-70 yrs. LADISLAV (4 lines);        Male, Any race, 20-40 …

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Barnardo’s chosen as POETS Day sole charity

POETS Day is a cautionary tale that centres on what can go wrong when a youngster doesn’t have the right support, love and influences around them from an early age. Barnardo’s has been providing practical support to vulnerable children for 150 years – so it makes the perfect charity for …

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