Word Spoken

Word Spoken

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The poetry podcast that brings you the best! Through a lens of performance poetry and spoken word, this podcast aims to shed light on what it means to live in modern Britain as told from the perspective of some of the UK’s finest poets. Each artist bri?


Season 1 Recap: Part 4 with Billie PN
May 16 • 42 min
It’s the final recap episode and Billie PN joins us again to go over the final 4 episodes of Season 1. The poets are Billie PN herself, Danny Martin, Mr Milise and finally Poet Curious. Enjoy!
Season 1 Recap: Part 3 with Billie PN
May 10 • 54 min
Season 1 Recap Part 3 has arrived, and the glimmering Billie PN is here to co-host the show. We get to hear one poem each from Kyla Wynter, Woodzy, Jamie Merrick, Jamal Hassan and Tyrone Lewis. This line up is sure to give you that poetry fix during…
Sam Castell-Ward: Pattern, Bullies and Apathy
May 3 • 40 min
Carousel Radio’s resident poet Sam Castell-Ward comes into the studio. Carousel is a Brighton-based award-winning charity supporting learning disabled people to achieve their creative ambitions. It runs workshops, training and events for learning…
Word Spoken Open Mic: Part 2
Apr 26 • 47 min
Part 2 of the Open Mic series is here, and we’ve got a stella line up for you. Chris Moore, Jessica Jane-Morling, Jake Nathan, Faz Barber, Zazie, Joe Johnsey, Amalia The Alchemist, Nawar, Abena Bediako, and Kenny Burns. Make sure you check out…
Word Spoken Open Mic: Part 1
Apr 19 • 47 min
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Pen Clique: Swapcast - Alex Alpharaoh, Meccamorphosis, Judah 1 and Mathew Cuban
Apr 13 • 45 min
Ep #023 sees us put out a Swapcast, from the incredible poetry platform across the pond! In this episode the Pen Clique guys provide us with a mixtape of their Season 2 highlights. We get to hear from Alex Alpharaoh, Meccamorphosis, Judah 1 and Mathew…
Season 1 Recap: Part 2 with Aiz
Apr 5 • 61 min
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Season 1 Recap: Part 1 with Aiz
Mar 29 • 63 min
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Word Spoken Live: Laura Rae, Gboyega Odubanjo and Rakaya Fetuga
Mar 23 • 63 min
The final episode of Season 1 is here. Who would’a thought? This special episode to finish of the season is a live recording taken from the incredible open mic night Off The Chest back in February. Work Spoken Live brings you performances from Laura…
Poet Curious: Rhythm, Movement and White Supremacy
Mar 15 • 66 min
Poet Curious is here for the nineteenth episode of Word Spoken. A man’s who’s fingers are seldom found outside of the numerous pies in which he tends to lodge his digits. Hip hop, spoken word, teaching, hosting, photography, painting, workshops, events,…
Danny Martin: Kanye, Wifi and Testicles
Mar 8 • 52 min
Danny Martin’s lyricism speaks to the restless dissatisfaction of a twenty-something man exploring the complexities of modern life. His poetry is characterised by croaky delivery, dry humour and indelible social commentary. Catch him live and you’ll…
Mr Milise: Romance, Anxiety and Serious Youth Violence
Feb 29 • 58 min
After 15 years in the music industry as an MC, Mr Milise knows exactly how to command a microphone and write hard hitting lyrics. His musical know-how and high end production seamlessly intertwines itself with his poignant lyricism. The first piece he…
Billie P-N: Neuroticism, Feminism and Fast Food
Feb 22 • 50 min
Billie PN’s poetry combines eye-winking humour, engaging storytelling, punchy performance and biting social critique. Her personality and wit radiates through her work resulting in performances that are both lively and dramatic. After setting herself a…
Tyrone Lewis: Representation, Love and Identity
Feb 16 • 54 min
Tyrone Lewis has been on the scene for 14 years, and his success is a credit to both his beaming personality and his inherently insightful performances. A keen cinephile, Tyrone blends his love for film with ever-relevant social commentary - resulting…
Jamal Hassan: Police, Doughnuts and Murder Mystery
Feb 9 • 47 min
Jamal Hassan’s bio reads “Jamal is the poetic equivalent of finding out that the drinks machine in your local McDonalds has quietly replaced its Pepsi button with spiced rum. He is confusing, frightening, delicious with ginger beer and lemon, and…
Jamie Merrick: Drab Sex, Shit Coke and Frowning Seaside Towns
Feb 2 • 44 min
As you can see from the title, episode 13 of the show is as unapologetically zesty as Jamie’s beautifully protruding chest hair. Originally from the Isle Of Wight his performances are embellished with dreary British grit and dry-as-a-bone humour with…
Woodzy: Bars, Emotion and Nostalgia
Jan 26 • 51 min
It’s the 12th episode of Word Spoken and we have Woodzy on the show. This 25 year old Flo Poet is a spoken word artist / rapper who’s early career saw him feature on Tim Westwood TV and Channel AKA. After getting into spoken word a video of him…
Kyla Wynter: Word Play, Writing and Taking Up Space
Jan 19 • 63 min
This week the wonderful Kyla Wynter comes onto the show to bless us with her work. Kyla’s style is punchy and empowering and her work leaves you thinking. A keen writer Kyla’s writing experience extends far beyond just spoken word with journalism, page…
Ella Dorman-Gajic: Drink, School & Looking Out for Your Girls
Jan 12 • 52 min
Episode 10 sees Off The Chest Co-Founder Ella Dorman-Gajic come into the studio. A talented playwright as well as spoken word artist her work tends to explore womanhood in relation to power, sex and family. Having taken her debut spoken word show ‘Did I…
Tanaka Fuego: Deconalisation, Bitches and Blunts
Jan 6 • 60 min
We’re back kicking off 2020 with a bang! Tanaka Fuego comes down to the studio for Ep #009. Tanaka’s energy is truly infectious and his poetry is both delicate and cutting, illustrating both the beauty and pain of the complicated nature of the human…
Sarah Callaghan: Depression, Empowerment and Freedom
Dec 16, 2019 • 52 min
In the last episode before Christmas, we end the year on a high with the undeniably talented Sarah Callaghan. Being both a spoken word artist and a stand up comedian Sarah brings an unrivalled stage presence and professionalism to her craft, resulting…
Aishah: TFL Love Stories, Family Ties and New Chapters
Dec 9, 2019 • 46 min
Episode 7 and we get to sit down the incredible Aishah. Her work combines her unique style of story telling with heartfelt and visceral subject matter. Not only is her poetry engaging and uniquely grin inducing, but she’s also a lot of fun to sit down…
Fisky: Loss, Addiction and Recovery
Dec 2, 2019 • 56 min
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…
Benny Bruce: The Scene, Hurting Heroes and Mother’s Pride
Nov 25, 2019 • 55 min
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…
Ifto: Dark Humor, Self Care and Coconuts
Nov 18, 2019 • 46 min
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…
Maddie Haynes: Moons, Pigs and Katy Perry
Nov 11, 2019 • 47 min
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…
Aicha Therese: Late Night Thoughts, Manifestation and Mind State
Nov 4, 2019 • 51 min
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…
Aiz Hussain: Staying Positive, Life & Death and Mental Health
Oct 27, 2019 • 50 min
Poetry and Spoken Word from Aiz Hussain