Gordon Zola is a well known & loved, all-round entertainer who has been performing around the country and beyond for over 12 years. He is based in Manchester, England.
He's a Performance Poet, Comedian, Compére, Writer and freelance journalist. He also provides workshops in various aspects of writing and performing and has been particularly successful working with children and deprived young adults.
Details of Gordon's Gigs
3rd March: Doing it for Joan, fundraiser, The Old Courts, Crawford Road, Wigan, 4pm - late BARD Company (Guest)
8th March: W.O.L Wigan, The Old Courts, Crawford Street, Wigan. 8pm
17th March: Hannah's Bookshelf, Live Poetry Special. North Manchester Radio 106 FM 6min slot between 3 - 4pm (Guest)
18th March: W.O.L. Bolton, Bolton Socialist Club, Wood Street, Bolton 8pm (Co-host)
21st March: Cuckoo Calling, Cuckoo Wine Bar, 395 -397 Bury New Road, Prestwich, M251AW. 8pm (Host)
28th March: Control Shift, Environmental Awareness event, The Old Courts, Crawford Road, Wigan, BARD Company (Guest)
Doors 7.30pm for an 8pm prompt start.
On a day not unlike today, in a distant galaxy, a rocket ship blasted off from a doomed planet; hurtled through the Milky Way, past Mars and lots of other well-known chocolates, before crash landing on earth.
Once in a lifetime someone destined to change the face of poetry comes along. Someone who could combine Oscar Wilde's wit and repartee with the story telling ability of Tolkien. Unfortunately he was on the rocket ship that crash-landed on earth - and didn't survive the impact...
What they say...
Gordon Zola, in true Manchester style, is evocative of a psychedelic Badly Drawn boy - Emma Unsworth, City life magazine.
Sweetrapper could be the next number one - Key 103 FM radio.
What a lovely, funny man - Babara Vine (Phoenix nights)
No Strings is a unique mix of comedy & music - Aggraman (Buzz Club)