Poets, writers and storytellers re-imagine material live with brand new soundtracks and visuals by some of London’s top improvising musicians and VJs.

Created and hosted by poet and musician, Chris Redmond (BBC R1, 2, 4, Sky Arts) it’s a riotous and critically acclaimed experiment in live literature, music, film and improvisation.

Tongue Fu musicians also play with Nostalgia 77, Puppini Sisters, Beardyman, Massive Attack and Mad Professor.

Featuring …

Deborah Emmanuel – Singaporean slam champion, poet and multidisciplinary artist who’s performed everywhere from Berlin to Bali to Kathmandu.

Julian Knxx – Sierra Leonean poet and storyteller from South London with gigs at Jazz Café, Southbank, Roundhouse and features in Vogue, Nataal and gal-dem.

Amy Acre – Published poet and winner of 2019 Verve Poetry Prize, her work has appeared in Poetry London, Poetry Review, Magma and BBC Radio London.

Poetry, but not as you know it…amazing
The leading spoken word show
…impossible not to get caught up in the magic…the most remarkable spoken word event going
Informed Edinburgh
…one of the most solidly entertaining, energetic and talented performances
Exeunt Magazine

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