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Comedian, Poet.

3 August 1960-

9 June 2005

Independent Obituary

Poems---- Memorial Fund Update



To commemmorate the fourth anniversary of Richard's untimely death Kev and Roy of TVOD are organising a tribute gig at Bolton's premier live music venue, the Dog and Partridge, Bank Street, on Saturday 13 June 2009 from 8.00 til late.

Join them and other friends and fans to pay tribute to Bolton's iconic wordsmith with some of his favourite ska and punk sounds.


Following this on Saturday 20 June 2009 at the Bill Naughton Studio of the Octagon Theatre Bolton, Dave Morgan will be producing his tribute play "Hovis in Wonderland" as part of a Brad Wood/Cityscape Records Showcase evening.

Featuring the cast who took the show to the Latitude Festival last year,and augmented by original cast member Stella Blackburn, this play for voices has been fondly received across the North West.

With a soundtrack by Kev Bates this is the first time the work has been performed on an Octagon stage. Also appearing is a talented line up of singer songwriters from the Cityscape stable.

Tickets available from the Octagon 01204 520661




A studio recording of Hovis in Wonderland has been produced. Priced £5, the Hovis Presley Memorial Fund will receive £1 for each copy sold.

from Dave Morgan at thisisnotparis@ntlworld.com