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Mike Took

Updated: Wed, 16 May 2018 03:14 pm

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Mike Took is the News & Features Editor here at His debut solo performance poetry show "Overpriced Zeitgeist" opens at the Edinburgh Fringe in August 2018. and he is available to perform/read excerpts from the show at poetry events. He organises and hosts the monthly Scriptstuff Open Mic poetry night in Leamington Spa. He is a multi-optioned screenplay writer with several movie projects in development and is currently writing and collaborating on a musical for the theatre. More details on Mike has published a beginners guide to the Cannes Film Festival "Into the Palais" available in paperback and Kindle versions from Amazon UK. Mike also presents a local radio show every Saturday morning on Welcombe Radio dedicated to arts & culture and 80's music.


The accompanying audio is a 4 minute poem called "Stories go to Die" and was recorded in a Warwickshire graveyard and features in the 2018 EdFringe show "Overpriced Zeitgeist". This is taken from the video currently available here

All poems are copyright of the originating author. Permission must be obtained before using or performing others' poems.

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Mon 30th Jul 2018 01:57

what is it you took? Umbrage?

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AM Cash

Thu 26th Jul 2018 21:29

That's a terrible shirt ....

Maggie Sawkins

Fri 20th Apr 2018 10:43

Hi Mike - I've organised Tongue&Grooves in Portsmouth since 2003 and would be up for your survey.

Maggie Sawkins

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