‘Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes.’ – Joseph Roux

Sunday. A day of sighed reflection and addiction? Of hangovers, shopping malls and hard decisions made while putting the lawnmower away. Of love, hate and redemption.

Join A Firm of Poets for a performance of twenty-four poems spanning midnight to midnight on the seventh day. From Manningham to New Orleans, Melbourne to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, everything changes come Sunday.

Featuring writing and performances from Bradford’s Kirsty Taylor and A Firm of Poets co-founder, Ralph Dartford. Directed by Matt Abbott.

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About The Poets

Ralph Dartford

Ralph Dartford is the author of Cigarettes, Beer and Love (Ossett Observer Presents 2013) and Recovery Songs (Valley Press 2019). His forthcoming third collection, Serotonin Songs will be published by Valley Press in 2021. Ralph is writer and tutor who mainly works with people who are in recovery from alcohol and substance abuse. His spoken word performance show, Recovery Songs continues to tour nationally.

Kirsty Taylor

Kirsty is a teacher and writer from Bradford. Winner of BBC Verb New Voices, she has shared her work on Radio 3 along with festivals and events across the country. Passionate about people and fascinated by their stories, Kirsty gives real insight into the lives of others through her rhythmical style.