Sir Gawain and the Green KnightA modern update on a medieval classic. Permalink
Tyrannosaurus Rex Versus the Corduroy KidPermalink
Universal Home DoctorPermalink
Travelling SongsA small collection, published alongside Universal Home Doctor. Permalink
Selected PoemsTaken from the first six collections. Permalink
Mister HeraclesTranscript of the play. Permalink
Killing TimeThe Millenium Poem. Permalink
CloudcuckoolandEnds with the play, Eclipse. Permalink
The Dead Sea PoemsIncludes the long poem Five Eleven Ninety Nine. Permalink
Book of MatchesThird collection, in three parts. Permalink
KidSimon's second collection, the first published by Faber. Permalink
Zoom!Armitage's first collection, Published by Bloodaxe. Permalink
King Arthur in the East Riding (Pocket Penguins)Taken from All Points North.permalink
All Points NorthArmitage's essays on living in the North.
Eclipse (Connections S.)Armitage's Eclipse, taken from Cloudcuckooland
(includes Friendly Fire by Peter Gill)
Little Green ManArmitage's first novel. Permalink
The White StuffArmitage's second novel. Permalink
Eclipse was commissioned by the National Theatre for performance by young adults. Published in 1997 by Faber and Faber, it is based around a total eclipse of the sun and appears in CloudCuckooLand.
November 29, 2005 in Drama | Permalink
Armitage's play, Jerusalem, which first appeared in All Points North, is being performed in Leeds.
November 19, 2005 in Drama | Permalink
Simon Armitage's latest book is a modern interpretation of the Euripedes play "Heracles". The play is being performed at West Yorkshire Playhouse, directed by Simon Godwin.
November 18, 2005 in Drama | Permalink
Jo Balmer, the Editor of the Bloodaxe anthology "Contemporary Women Poets" reviews Mr Heracles.