Cathy Crabb

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Cathy Crabb is an award winning playwright who has written extensively for the stage, including the plays Beautiful House, Moving Pictures, Something Right and Beyond the 4th Wall. Her critically acclaimed play The Bubbler toured in 2014 and Dreamers, a musical co-written with Lindsay Williams and Carol Donaldson, premieres at Oldham Coliseum in 2015. Cathy is currently adapting The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists for television and is also a writer for Northern Soul [www.northernsoul.me.uk]. She has three children and lives in Oldham with her husband Carl Gibson.

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Critically acclaimed playwright Cathy Crabb brings her expert imagination, wit and lucidity to the page in her first poetry collection. Whether dealing with invasive mind spam, brain worms or family, contemplating loss, the inevitability of change or having the odd drink, the corner of her mind’s eye is right in front of you.

“A writer who constantly seeks to question, to pull apart, to discover and share.” - Tony Curry, poet, playwright & workshop facilitator / “She finds magic in the humdrum, hope in the heart and nails life every time.” - Matt Panesh AKA Monkey Poet, writer, performer, producer & director / “Every nuance of Cathy’s work is a tread ‘n’ footstep on the crazy paving of my heart ‘n’ history.” - Gerry Potter, poet, playwright, actor & director / “Funny and tender, raw and real, her poetry is a revelation.” - Tony Walsh AKA Longfella, Glastonbury Festival Poet in Residence 2011 / “Feeds you wisdom like your mam used to feed you day-glo food in the eighties. Cathy Crabb is like a mix between Caroline Aherne, Spike Milligan and chips.” - Jackie Hagan, writer, performer & facilitator

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