Matt’s live work:
Matt’s live work includes readings, performances and benefits. He is currently touring his one-person show The Snoopy Question (or A Dog’s Answer to World Peace) and taking it to Edinburgh Fringe.
Matt has read and performed in this country as well as in Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Ireland and the U.S.A. Venues have included arts centres, festivals, conferences, theatres, pubs, hospitals, cemeteries, weddings, colleges, libraries, tents, railway stations, schools, fire stations, shops, hairdressers, butchers, sofa showrooms, as well as on busses, trains, and tandems.
"The mix of serious and funny was just right and the music blended perfectly. I was very moved by the poems about your mother and the love poems. Theresa thought it was brilliant. And to impress my wife with poetry is really some trick."
Jim Caruth, A Stone’s Throw
“I thought Matt was great.”
Buxton Fringe: Winner of Best Spoken Word Performance
“Great entertainment – excellent poetry delivered with style; the musical pieces have remained in my mind ever since.”
Cathy Grindrod, East Midlands Arts Literature Officer, Fighting Talk
Matt’s live work includes readings, performances and benefits. He is currently touring his one-person show The Snoopy Question (or A Dog’s Answer to World Peace) and taking it to Edinburgh Fringe ...
Matt’s commissioned work has over the last 10 years become a major part of his working life, with over 25 commissions. It includes poems based on the history of Sheffield markets carved into 15 Kilkenny limestone benches ...
Matt has worked in schools for the last 20 years, with visits lasting anything between 15 minutes to 2 or 3 years. These have included projects: led by young people, working with staff, educational action zones, regional literacy advisors ...