Native Tongue: rap, spoken word, poetry and beats

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Thu 14 Jan at 9pm

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Part of Whose London Is It Anyway?, a festival of theatre, performance and discussion exploring the changing face of our capital city.

Curated by Beats & Elements

An exciting mix of London talent- spoken word artists, rappers, writers and performers.

London is changing, and the established communities are being pushed out and pushed about. Do they deserve a say? Should they speak up for their communities and traditions, or should they be displaced in the name of ‘progress’?

A selection of new, exciting and talented London performers give their responses to the effects of the changing face of London.

These artists have been chosen by Beats & Elements, to give a platform to work that may not usually reach a theatre space and audiences, but deserves to be seen.

Performances from:
Beats & Elements featuring David Bonnick Jr
Lakeisha Lynch Stevens
Lauren Gauge feat Beatbox Academy members Nate and Kate
MC Fudge
Boston Murray

Catch Native Tongue: rap, spoken word, poetry and beats in a double bill with This Is Private Property (7.15pm). Two tickets for just £16!

About the company

Beats & Elements is a company that uses beats, spoken word, rhymes and music to create theatre and performance. They are interested in work which represents real people and the realities of life. The hidden stories we don’t get to hear about. They are excited about hip hop, class and music.

Beats & Elements’ debut show No Milk for the Foxes was developed at CPT and staged here in April & May 2015.


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