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Born in Derby but based in Manchester, Rory moves between the worlds of poetry, music and theatre. A former teacher and youth worker, Rory was a part of the BBC New Creatives scheme in 2020, and is currently part of South Banks 2022 New Poets Collective. Rory has published his first collection with Bearded Badger press, and has a second coming out with Verve Press in April 2023. His first two person show 'This Town' debuted at Contact Theatre in April 2023 with a six night sold out run.  

"Reminiscent of Dylan Thomas" Why Now Magazine  

"Exceptional." The Mancunian Review

"A deeply resonant and engaging presence on screen" Loran Dunn

"When he graces the stage he is full of endearing energy." Keisha Thompson

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