Kae Tempest

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Freedom: 50 Years of Pride review – a messy, invigorating reminder to be vigilant
The dry wit, righteous anger and boundless energy that made UK Pride such a force is powerfully captured in a documentary featuring Ian McKellen and Olly Alexander

Rebecca Nicholson

02, Jul, 2022 @8:30 PM

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On Connection by Kae Tempest audiobook review – inside the creative impulse
The performance poet narrates their first nonfiction work, mixing memoir with musings on how creativity brings people together

Fiona Sturges

13, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Kae Tempest: This Line Is a Curve review – sensitive and punchy
Dealing with themes of love and isolation, Tempest’s genre-blending fourth album is their most grounded project to date

Kadish Morris

10, Apr, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Kae Tempest: ‘I was living with this boiling hot secret in my heart’
Speaking for the first time about coming out as non-binary, the hip-hop poet and playwright recalls the pain of adolescence, and how lyricism, rapping and music provided a lifeline

Michael Segalov

12, Mar, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Kae Tempest’s Paradise among finalists for Susan Smith Blackburn prize
Tempest’s National Theatre play, Amanda Wilkin’s Shedding a Skin and Benedict Lombe’s Lava all shortlisted for major playwriting award

Chris Wiegand

31, Jan, 2022 @12:30 PM

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The week in theatre: Paradise; 2:22: A Ghost Story – review
Lesley Sharp is magnetic in Kae Tempest’s ferocious reworking of Sophocles, while Lily Allen makes a spookily quiet West End debut

Susannah Clapp

15, Aug, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Paradise review – Kae Tempest’s unruly take on Sophocles
Lesley Sharp stars in a tragedy that interrogates notions of military machismo and the performance of masculinity

Arifa Akbar

12, Aug, 2021 @12:21 PM

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‘The best summer of my life’ – Kae Tempest takes Sophocles on a gender odyssey
The writer has turned a Greek tragedy about a marooned soldier into an all-women play for the Covid era. They reveal how its creation mirrored their own journey

Kate Wyver

05, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Glastonbury: PJ Harvey, Jarvis Cocker, George Ezra and Róisín Murphy join livestream bill
A narrative by Harvey, Cocker, Michael Eavis and others will link musical performances from around the site

Laura Snapes

12, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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On Connection by Kae Tempest review – persuasive and profound
The poet and musician’s essay on our need to combat alienation through creativity is refreshing

Holly Williams

25, Oct, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Kae Tempest publishes first book since revealing they are non-binary
On Connection, which draws on their life struggles and creative joys, was written ‘for others who don’t fit’

Alison Flood

05, Oct, 2020 @9:18 AM

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Kae Tempest: what I have learned from 20 years on the mic
The poet and musician reflects on the alchemy between artist and audience – and how storytelling unites a room

Kae Tempest

03, Oct, 2020 @7:00 AM

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