Kate Tempest

Photograph of Kate Tempest by Melanieflash.co.uk

In this podcast, Programme Manager Jennifer Williams talks to poet, playwright and recording artist Kate Tempest about hip hop, poetry, her play Brand New Ancients, mythology, world peace and much more. 

Kate has written plays for Paines Plough and the Battersea Arts Centre, written poetry for the Royal Shakespeare Company, Channel 4 and the BBC, worked in schools and won the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry 2012, for Brand New Ancients. 

Her band, Sound of Rum, has performed at myriad venues and festivals and she has a collection of poetry coming out with Picador in 2014. 

Find out more about Kate at www.katetempest.co.uk

Image © Melanieflash.co.uk

Published on 25 September, 2013

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