Testimonials

‘Funny, clever and annoyingly talented!! Mac’s poems make me laugh and bring tears to my eyes’ – Chris McCausland

‘The poetry gushes out with wicked, witty lines that keep you completely entertained’ – Three Weeks

‘Humorous poetry with an innovative twist. Not to be missed… for those who don’t like poetry, but are open to persuasion’ – Oxford Daily Info

‘Mac wrote the most hilarious poem, whole wedding party were in stitches yet at the same time very personal to us – and loved our framed copy afterwards to relive it’ – Patsy and Matt, Cheltenham

‘Mac you asked me let you know how it went – I NAILED it’.
‘It was awesome everyone was laughing and clapping and said it was best dine out speech they’d ever heard. He was actually gob snacked 😆.
Everyone was asking about you.
Thanks ever so much. I’m a legend now 🤪’ – Kelley, London

‘Oh Mac, we absolutely love the poem, thank you so much, we’re blown away with what you have done for us, if it’s at all possible, you’ve made our day even more perfect 💕 Xx’-Becky and Howard, Colne

‘If Carlsberg made comedy poets…..’ – Ian, Seaford

‘What can I say? This is a man who can take a pile of words, shuffle them around and create a composition you simply can’t stop reading’- Mark, Leeds

‘Have watched this man on many of an occasion, he kept our spirits up through lockdown….he even made me laugh😉 I have also been present when he has delivered an individual poem about a close friend that had passed away…he definitely has a way with words..and may it long continue. – Pete, Shrivenham

‘I have known Mac and his poetry for over 30 years, from his early days doing amusing personalized leaving presentations to attending his stand ups at the Edinburgh Festival. He has gone from strength to strength and his unique skill of turning everyday events into rhyme is nothing short of incredible.
Very funny with a quick wit and energy that draws you in.
A brilliant poet and comic who you just must read and listen to’ – TJM

‘I knew Mac was going to be a mate before we’d even met! His words are observant, current and often very funny. *Especially* loved his International Women’s Day poem and my very own Jibberobia/cocktail poem: fabulous! – Helen, Warrington

‘He did a great wedding poem for me and my wife….even mentioning about how we first met in the 80’s. .. Mac is also a great friend, and has done some poems for some friends that have passed away, and have been present at those readings’. .. 👏👏👏👏👏👏 – Mark, Barrow-in-Loveliness

‘Mac’s observational skills are second to none. His poems on a train draw you in so much that it’s like you’re experiencing the events he describes as well. His poem for International Women’s Day was probably the best ever’ – Sue, Horsham

‘Mac McFadden’s a man that brightens the dullest day with poetry of trains… and poo! Then softens the heart of many a man with his poems of the fallen but never forgotten’ – Juliet, Halifax
‘Never fails to put on a brilliant show’ – Sue, Birkenhead

‘I’ve been following Mac for the best part of thirty years. His words can be funny, poignant, hilarious or sad. But they are always well observed and so well written’ – Fiona, Torquay

‘A sublime wordsmith. He can make you laugh or sigh with his prose. Eloquent, effusive and above all else passionate about his craft’ – David, Portsmouth

‘Top bloke, generous with his time and evocative with his prose!’ – Sarah, Bristol

‘Very clever guy. Can make run of the mill daily situations, chores, activities etc…into poetry.
Can be very funny or serious and thought provoking gets the mood, intention right every time’ – Kev, Burnley

‘I’ve heard lots of poems from Mac from on stage to people who have left or retired from their work place. Very funny. Also as someone has already said, can be serious too. Amazing guy’ – Pam, London

‘Mac wrote a fantastic bespoke poem for our Wedding last July. He stole the show at the Reception with a great performance and we proudly display the framed original at home now.
What a talented guy’. Rob & Jacqui, Bicester

I have known Mac for many years. His wit is matched only by his sincerity. He has a wonderful way with words and can ease the most troubled heart or mind. I knew him as a soldier and I’m privileged to know him as a poet. He sent me a t shirt with a personalized poem on the back, he is so sincere with his words, a pure comic and poetic talent I would endorse for anyone. Love ya Mac’ – Shaun, Munford, USA

‘Mac did my dine out poem and had the audience in stitches….. very funny and sometimes blushingly accurate. Still pride of place in my loo’ – Amanda, Bradford

1 thought on “Testimonials”

  1. I have known Mac and his poetry for over 30 years, from his early days doing amusing personalized leaving presentations to attending his stand ups at the Edinburgh Festival. He has gone from strength to strength and his unique skill of turning everyday events into rhyme is nothing short of incredible.

    Very funny with a quick wit and energy that draws you in.

    A brilliant poet and comic who you just must read and listen to.

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