Posted on June 18, 2012 by Alison Fraser
Inua Ellams, ‘London’s hottest new spoken word talent’ (The Times) and the man behind the smash-hit successes The 14th Tale and Black T-shirt Collection is back with his new show, Knight Watch.
We’re pleased to be welcoming Knight Watch to Southbank Centre as part of our Africa Utopia festival in July 2012.
Here’s an interview with Inua in the rehearsal room.
Catch Inua Ellams’ Knight Watch as part of Africa Utopia at Southbank Centre on Sunday 22 July. Get tickets here.
Take a look at the full Africa Utopia listings 1 – 28 July.
Filed under: Misc | Tagged: Africa Utopia, Inua Ellams, Knight Watch, Literature and Spoken Word, performance, Southbank Centre, spoken word | Leave a Comment »
Posted on July 5, 2009 by SBC Blogger
Yesterday evening, a selection of poets and musicians set about reworking classic works of literature for an audience in the Queen Elizabeth Hall’s Front Room. Here’s a short interview with Dzifa Benson, one half of a poetry duo called Word Migrants, which also includes Naomi Woddis. Collaboratively they retold Beauty And The Beast.
Click here to listen.
Filed under: London Literature Festival 2009 | Tagged: dzifa benson, London Literature Festival, mashing the classics, performance, Poetry, yemisi blake | Leave a Comment »