Recommended Internet resources for The Merseybeat Poetry Movement


Roger McGough

Roger McGough’s website, with his current activities and touring dates, lists of works, photographs, and other information.

Adrian Henri: Painter/Poet

Website run by Henri’s partner, Catherine Marcangeli. Contains biography, works lists, reviews, photographs, and other information. The sections most relevant to his work in the 1960s are the pages on Henri as a performer, both of poetry and music.

Brian Patten co uk

Brian Patten’s website, with a biography, examples of his poetry (both text and media), current activities and touring dates, photographs, and other information.

Andy Roberts Music.com

The website of Andy Roberts, a musician who worked with the Merseybeat poets. Two pages (written by Roberts) are of particular interest – on the poetry-and-rock band The Liverpool Scene, and the poetry-and-comedy group The Scaffold and musical comedy group GRIMMS: http://www.andyrobertsmusic.com/music_liverpoolscene.html; http://www.andyrobertsmusic.com/music_humour.html

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