Chris Redmond

Chris Redmond is an international spoken word poet, musician and theatre maker. A regular at UK music and literature festivals, he has performed on BBC Radio One, BBC Radio Four (Bespoken Word and Pick of The Week), Sky Arts and Scroobius Pip’s XFM show The Beatdown as well as throughout Europe, the US and recently South Africa.

He is also the creator and host of Tongue Fu, one of the UK’s leading spoken word shows, where poets, comedians and storytellers perform with improvised music and films.  Guests have included Kate Tempest, Akala, Robin Ince, Omar, Salena Godden, Phill Jupitus and Howard Marks, with gigs at London Wonderground, Edinburgh Festival, Glastonbury, Latitude and Bestival.

“Poetry, but not as you know it…amazing.” The Guardian
In The Dojo Chris will be playing anything in which spoken word and music combine. Poetry, comedy, storytelling, hip-hop, folk, jazz, punk, from around the world with guest poets and musicians improvising, plus exclusive tracks from the Tongue Fu archive.