Wednesday, 9 November 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:15pm

Million Miles An Hour By Nick Toczek

British Council cordially invites you to a one man show Million Miles An Hour By Nick Toczek

Writer and entertainer, Nick Toczek, presents his wonderful one-man show in which he chats and jokes, performs his snappy poems, does brilliantly baffling magic tricks, tells and acts out fantastic tales, and introduces you to some of his wild and wilful puppets… all at breakneck speed.  Join in and enjoy it… OR ELSE!

Entry is free

Appropriate for the whole family!.

To attend the programme or to know more, please email Vani Shivakumar at or call at 080-2253 3006

More about Nick Toczek:

Under the Authors Abroad programme, British Council is proud to bring renowned children’s author Nick Toczek. We will be hosting Nick Toczek in Bangalore on November 9th and 10th when he will be participating in a number of activities involving children, parents, teachers, schools, writers and others. 

Best-selling author, Nick Toczek, is a full-time professional writer and performer. He works as a poet, magician, storyteller, puppeteer, novelist, stand-up comic, radio DJ, political researcher, creative writing tutor, journalist, librettist, advertising copy-writer, and political speech-writer.  He has published more than forty books and has made more than 40,000 public appearances.  His poetry books alone have sold over three-quarters of a million copies. As a writer in schools, he’s worked worldwide with pupils from over 5,000 schools


On his performance poetry:

“The most exciting and visual performer we have this side of Benjamin Zephaniah” – NME.

“The greatest success was without doubt ‘Mr Dynamite’, the Englishman Nick Toczek whose performance of all-round writings exploded like a firework.” – German daily Neue Presse (reviewing an appearance at Frankfurt Bookfair) 

On his stand-up comedy:

“See him if you can.  He’s brilliant.” – The Stage.

On his children’s poetry books:

“A combination of straight-hitting humour and verbal dexterity.  It is the well-honed work of a performance poet – crackling with rhythms, raps, rhymes and repetitions that beg to be read aloud and savoured for sound as well as amusing storylines.” - The Times Educational Supplement.



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