Find the Right Words
About This Show
Find The Right Words is a poetry and rap night in Leicester which each month features two of the most exciting performers from around the UK.
There are also 10 open mic spots to local acts and the challenge for an audience member to write and perform a poem based on suggestions from the audience.
On this monthly podcast Jess Green introduces a selection of poems from the open mic spots and highlights from the headliners.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 7 Keisha Thompson and Ben Norris
Dec 24 16
The final Find the Right Words of 2016, hosted by Jess Green. This is an edited but uncensored version of the night.
Ben Norris is an actor and writer.
In 2013 he became the UK All-Star Poetry Slam Champion and has since performed his spoken-word across the country, from Latitude Festival to the Proms at the Royal Albert Hall. His work has been broadcast across BBC radio, his first poetry pamphlet was published in 2014 and his debut solo show, ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Family‘, won the 2015 IdeasTap Underbelly Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival before touring the UK extensively in autumn 2016, finishing with a sell-out run at Southbank Centre.
Keisha Thompson is a writer, poet, and performer. Keisha is also the Young People's Producer at the Contact Theatre, Manchester.
Plus open mic and the speed poem challenge.
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Theme Songs "Singing in the Rain instrumental" and "Mocking Bird instrumental" by David Mumford.
CC BY-NC-SA 3.0
Modified to use as theme song