Sunday 29 November 2020 | 2:00pm

Patience Agbabi

Sunday 29 November 2020 | 2:00pm

Patience Agbabi

£0.00 - Single event ticket
£25.00 - Winter Festival Pass

Brilliantly fresh, funny and original, The Infinite tells the story of Elle, a Leapling – one of the special children born on 29 February who possess The Gift of moving through time.

Patience Agbabi: The Infinite

Brilliantly fresh, funny and original, The Infinite tells the story of Elle, a Leapling –

one of the special children born on 29 February who possess The Gift of moving through time.

With her best pal Big Ben, she sets off on a journey into the future –

to fix things before it is too late. Delightful and energetic, The Infinite is a smart adventure full of lovable characters.

This event is part of a series of events produced by Renaissance One. 

Author Biography

Patience Agbabi’s poetry has been featured on radio and TV worldwide.  She has spent over 20 years celebrating the written and spoken word and she was nominated one of the UK’s ‘Next Generation Poets’ (2004)Her work has appeared in a broad range of anthologies, on TV and radio, The London Underground and human skin. Her poem, ‘The Doll’s House’, was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Single Poem 2014. Patience studied English Language and Literature at Oxford University, and is a former Poet Laureate of Canterbury. The author of five books, a novel for middle graders The Infinite (Canongate, 2020) and four poetry collections including Telling Tales (Canongate, 2014)which is a vivid retelling of Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales for the 21st century and was shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Prize for New Work in Poetry 2014 and was a Wales Book of the Year (2015). 

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