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WordSpoken is a brand new podcast looking to showcase some of the finest talent on the Spoken Word scene in the UK. Each episode will feature a different spoken word artists perform 3 different pieces. Not only will we get to hear these poets perform but we will also get a chance to talk about some of the issues and these raised in their work. WordSpoken - Get to know the person behind the poetry.

WordSpoken is a brand new podcast looking to showcase some of the finest talent on the Spoken Word scene in the UK. Each episode will feature a different spoken word artists perform 3 different pieces. Not only will we get to hear these poets perform but we will also get a chance to talk about some of the issues and these raised in their work. WordSpoken - Get to know the person behind the poetry.
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United States

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WordSpoken is a brand new podcast looking to showcase some of the finest talent on the Spoken Word scene in the UK. Each episode will feature a different spoken word artists perform 3 different pieces. Not only will we get to hear these poets perform but we will also get a chance to talk about some of the issues and these raised in their work. WordSpoken - Get to know the person behind the poetry.

Language:

English


Episodes

Fisky: Loss, Addiction and Recovery

12/2/2019
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Fisky, Flo Poet and founder of Mind Over Matter, comes into the studio to perform his work for us. In this episode he gives us the full context behind his poetry and explains difficult circumstances which lead up to him starting the open mic night Mind Over Matter. Writing has had a profound impact on Fisky's life and both his passion and pain really come through in his poetry. We hear 3 pieces from him, Man Enough, Unwritten Letters & Broken Pens and Isolation & I. The last of which is on...

Duration:00:56:29

Benny Bruce: The Scene, Hurting Heroes and Mother's Pride

11/25/2019
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Episode 5 sees Benny Bruce come into the studio and treat us to his powerful and refreshingly insightful poetry. We get to hear, Motherland, Broken Mirrors and Words To My Mother. His 3 pieces all deal with different themes and topics but each one is cleverly sewn together by his punchy word play and first class delivery. He also gives the most number shoutouts of anyone that's ever come onto the show so show him some love back and give him a follow at @mistabruce_ and also the podcast at...

Duration:00:55:56

Ifto: Dark Humor, Self Care and Coconuts

11/18/2019
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In this episode we sit down with Ifto. His work touches upon his relationship with identity, addiction and masculinity through realism and humour. Having recently launched his debut book entitled LOSERS, he has gone on to co-launch a brand new poetry night in Mile End called Off The Chest. Give Ifto (@yungifto) and Off The Chest (@OffThe_Chest) a follow on Instagram. Enjoy!

Duration:00:46:02

Maddie Haynes: Moons, Pigs and Katy Perry

11/11/2019
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In this episode we will be chatting to Maddie Haynes. Her poetry is an striking combination of delicate delivery with punchy, unapologetic subject matter. The very first sentence you'll hear from her will pretty much some it up nicely. Follow us on Instagram @wordspokenpodcast for updates on who's coming onto the show next.

Duration:00:47:39

Aicha Therese: Late Night Thoughts, Manifestation and Mind State

11/4/2019
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In this episode we sit down with the incredibly talented Aicha Therese. Her work allows you to step into her shoes and see the world from her point of view. Her poetry explores relationships, motivation, and mental health. Her content is relatable, her style unique and her delivery blissful. Give us a follow at @wordspokenpodcast on Instagram to keep up to date with all things Spoken Word!

Duration:00:51:10

Aiz Hussain: Staying Positive, Life & Death and Mental Health

10/27/2019
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Welcome to WordSpoken. The brand-new podcast looking to showcase some of the finest talent on the Spoken Word scene in the UK. Each episode is going to feature a different spoken word artist performing 3 pieces. In this episode we will be chatting to 22 year old Aiz Hussain. Having only been performing for just over a year, he is a shining example of the fact that its not how long you've been doing it, it's how well you do it. His poetry is honest, cutting and purposeful. Follow us on...

Duration:00:50:59