Roger McGough is one of Britain’s best-loved poets. Carol Ann Duffy called him the ‘patron saint of poetry’. He is internationally acclaimed for his collections of poems and stories, regular broadcasts and edited anthologies. He holds a DLitt from the University of Hull and was honoured with the Freedom of the City of Liverpool in 2003. He has won the Signal Poetry Award (twice) and was awarded the CBE for services to poetry in 2005. His most recent book is That Awkward Age.