George the Poet

1 July 2021

Spoken word performer George the Poet presents his unique combination of music, poetry and social commentary, with live orchestral accompaniment.

The London-born spoken word performer of Ugandan Heritage has won much critical acclaim for his charismatic performances and deft lyricism. He expertly interweaves poetry with musical storytelling and conversation – set to a backdrop of live orchestral music. For this evening’s performance he’ll be accompanied on stage by a small ensemble of classical musicians.

As a recording artist and social commentator his work has been broadcast to billions of people worldwide; and his BBC Sounds audio series ‘Have You Heard George’s Podcast?’ won a prestigious Peabody Award and five Gold British Podcast Awards, including the highly-coveted Podcast of the Year. George is currently working on Chapter 3 of the podcast and we hope to hear more later this year.

This performance is subject to government guidelines.

Under new guidelines, we’ve fewer available seats in our venues and thoroughly clean between performances. Two households can sit together (subject to review), and we ask you to not swap seats so we can maintain a safe distance between you and other groups.

Livestream tickets will be available to watch back until Sat 3 Jul at 8pm. You can buy a ticket up until this point.

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