Giving It Lip

Attila the Stockbroker 25 Years On

In 1980 he exchanged the Exchange for the stage and began ranting political punk poetry at the nation.

25 years later, and he's still at it.

With a recording of his performance at the recent Levellers' Day rally, a discussion in the pub about poetry politics and football, and an interview with a lifelong fan from East Berlin, Ian Mcmillan pays his respects to Attila the Stockbroker, the man who once, in a bar in Tirana, brought punk poetry to Stalinist Albania.

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Attila the Stockbroker 25 Years On

In 1980 he exchanged the Exchange for the stage and began ranting political punk poetry at the nation.

25 years later, and he's still at it.

With a recording of his performance at the recent Levellers' Day rally, a discussion in the pub about poetry politics and football, and an interview with a lifelong fan from East Berlin, Ian Mcmillan pays his respects to Attila the Stockbroker, the man who once, in a bar in Tirana, brought punk poetry to Stalinist Albania.

2005082120050827

Attila the Stockbroker 25 Years On

In 1980 he exchanged the Exchange for the stage and began ranting political punk poetry at the nation. Twenty-five years later, he's still at it.

With a recording of his performance at the recent Levellers' Day rally, a discussion in the pub about poetry politics and football, and an interview with a lifelong fan from East Berlin, Ian McMillan pays his respects to Attila the Stockbroker, the man who once, in a bar in Tirana, brought punk poetry to Stalinist Albania.

Attila the Stockbroker 25 Years On

In 1980 he exchanged the Exchange for the stage and began ranting political punk poetry at the nation.

25 years later, and he's still at it.

With a recording of his performance at the recent Levellers' Day rally, a discussion in the pub about poetry politics and football, and an interview with a lifelong fan from East Berlin, Ian Mcmillan pays his respects to Attila the Stockbroker, the man who once, in a bar in Tirana, brought punk poetry to Stalinist Albania.

In 1980 he exchanged the Exchange for the stage and began ranting political punk poetry at the nation. 25 years later, and he's still at it.

With a recording of his performance at the recent Levellers' Day rally, a discussion in the pub about poetry politics and football, and an interview with a lifelong fan from East Berlin, Ian McMillan pays his respects to Attila the Stockbroker, the man who once, in a bar in Tirana, brought punk poetry to Stalinist Albania.