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    Jarvis Cocker: Good Pop, Bad Pop - Live Stream

    Until 3 Jun
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    Print of Jarvis Cocker for the cover of Good Pop, Bad Pop.

    The legendary musician discusses his life, creative process Pulp and 20th-century pop culture in this live stream, as he launches his new book cataloguing his story.

    Jarvis Cocker joins us in conversation with journalist, author and broadcaster Miranda Sawyer to celebrate the publication of Good Pop, Bad Pop.

    The book asks whether the things we keep hidden say more about us than those we put on display. When Jarvis Cocker starts clearing out his loft, he finds a jumble of objects that catalogue his story and ask him some awkward questions.

    In this UK tour, Cocker takes us through the accumulated debris of a lifetime for the first time, revealing his creative process – writing and musicianship, performance and ambition, style and stagecraft.

    Presented in partnership with Penguin Live

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    Age recommendation

    For ages 16+

    Copies of Jarvis Cocker’s new book, Good Pop, Bad Pop, are available to purchase as an optional add-on within the UK for £20. The books are sent out by Foyles via post (postage is included in the price).

    This event is also available to watch live.
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    Dates & times

    27 –  3 June

    Live stream: 7.30pm on Fri 27 May 2022, and available for seven days on demand.


    Approximate run time: 90 mins.

    Run times may vary by up to 20 minutes as they can be affected by last-minute programme changes, intervals and encores.


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