Kate Tempest

Kate Tempest: Brand New Ancients

Kate Tempest is one of South London's finest performance poets, she devised her show 'Brand New Ancients' at Battersea Arts Centre through Scratch performances.

Growing up in Brockley, Tempest started performing at open mic nights and went on to be the first person under 40 to win the Ted Hughes Poetry Award for Brand New Ancients.

Brand New Ancients tells the story of fragmented familes, affairs and brothers growing up not knowing the other. Taking themes from classical mythology, Tempest weaves together the old and new in a captivating performance that draws in the audience.