Kate Tempest

Brand New Ancients - 4 Stars - The Young Vic‏

Pete Strauss | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Pete Strauss

Tempest shuffles onto the stage with a kind of affable apprehension and informally introduces us all to the show, keen to emphasise that the typical barriers between performer and audience don't apply here

Have We Grown Too Impatient for Poetry and Spoken Word?

Jack McSweeney | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jack McSweeney

Why do I get the sense that spoken word remains a niche cultural avenue? I'm not here to pose the tired question, 'Is poetry dead?' but rather: Have we become unreceptive to the word?

Spoken Word Steps Out of the Shadows

James Bunting | Posted 01.11.2013 | UK Comedy
James Bunting

Another year and another Edinburgh fringe passes. Arty types have all patted each other on the back, Edinburgh businesses have all patted their wallets, and the beautiful old town can return to normal.

Sam Parker

Meet Kate Tempest, The Most Exciting Young Writer In Britain

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 12.09.2012 | Home

As her new solo play Brand New Ancients gets underway at the BAC, we speak to Kate Tempest, Britain's leading young poet, playwright and rapper about ...