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TOAST presents

Ross Sutherland

Thursday 23 May, 6.00pm

Speak Easy, Festival Gardens

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Tickets: £7.50 - £10.00

Some of the UK’s best poets and performers will be coming to the Norfolk & Norwich Festival Speak Easy. TOAST is poetry, but not as you know it. Norfolk’s biggest poetry night, hosted by Lewis Buxton, is taking over a festival stage for three days of poetry, spoken word, story telling and performance. Funny, emotional and entertaining, TOAST redefines what poetry is and can be.

Ross Sutherland

Ross Sutherland is a playwright, radio-maker and filmmaker. His opera Giant has just finished its run at the Royal Opera House (2024). His other writing credits include the TV special Missing Episode (BBC2), and the animated mini-series Devil in Fancy Dress (Channel 4). Ross also produces of the experimental fiction podcast, Imaginary Advice (British Podcast Award, 2018). He is the author of four collections of poetry.


Nikita Gill was originally programmed for this date, but due to unforeseen circumstances is no longer able to make this performance.

Important information

Venue: Speak Easy , Festival Gardens

Age guidance: 14+ (discussion of adult themes and language)

Duration: 1hr

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Tickets: £10.00

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Under 18: £7.50

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23 May

06:00 pm

£7.50 - £10.00

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Masthead image: Lewis Buxton

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