• Murray Lachlan Young: Poet, playwright and broadcaster

    Residencies include:

    Sony Gold winner and resident poet with BBC6 music
    Sony Gold winner and resident poet with BBC Saturday live
    The Union Club: Soho.
    The Arts club (Dover St)

    Recent commissions include:

    Obituary poem for the British astrologer Patrick Moore BBC: The last word
    A poem on the origins of electricity commissioned by Vauxhall motors
    Acclaimed BBC Radio 4 series The Alien balladeer (Jan)
    BBC Test match special for the Ashes 2013
    Poem for 013 Magners cider commercial The instigator.


    Two plays, two Films and radio doc in production for 2013:


    The Incomers
    Directed by Paul Jepson.
    National tour: From April 013.
    Windswept productions.

    Directed by Craig Revel-Horewood.


    Derren Litten
    Jamie Wilson productions (MLY/ Grant Black story and songs)


    The mystery of the Raddlesham mumps 
    Producer: 12foot6


    God’s work
    Feature produced by Kevin Allen Ffatti films


    BBC radio Child of the union half hour documentary and poem 014

    Murray Lachlan Young verse Anthology due for release and tour Autumn 2014

    Children’s film (From MLY children’s poetry show: gone viral this year


    Live events

    Brighton festival Nonsense verse reading Idler productions
    Glastonbury festival.
    Latitude festival spoken word arena 013 Headlining act
    The wilderness festival

    Murray has written many poems on hugely diverse subject matter.

    Mick Jagger recently presented Keith Richards with a CD copy of an MLY poem to mark the anniversary of Keith Richards falling out of a coconut tree.


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    Murray Lachlan Young

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