Spork! ft Rob Auton + Support
Thu 21 Jul 2022
7:30pm - 9:15pm
Join Spork! for another dollop of spoken-word, comedy & poetry. Featuring stand-up poet Rob Auton and some very special guests!
Rob is a York-born, London-based poet and comedian who has had several collections of writing and illustrations published by Burning Eye Books and Harper Collins. His work has been featured on Netflix, Channel 4, the BBC, The Russell Howard Hour, and Comedy Central, and he’s performed all over the UK from Glastonbury to the Southbank Centre. He’s also the creator of The Rob Auton Daily Podcast which won The Best Daily Podcast Award in 2020.
Rob is well known for his critically acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe shows, which tour all around the country. One of the Fringe’s most consistently successful acts, his last seven one-man poetry shows have all been 5 star reviewed and completely sold out.
“Poetical, philosophical, humane, completely charming and funny to boot” – The Guardian
Malaika is a writer, performer and producer based in Bristol. She has performed around the UK at a number of celebrated venues, festivals and poetry events, such as Tongue Fu, Out-Spoken at The 100 Club, WOMAD, Boomtown and BBC at the Edinburgh Festival.
She’s worked with a number of organisations including Roundhouse, Historic England and Elstree Studios. She has been shortlisted for the Out-Spoken Poetry Award, had her work displayed at the Arnolfini in Bristol and has acted as tour support for Saul Williams at The Fleece. Her first full-length spoken word show, Outlier made it’s debut on the main stage at Bristol Old Vic last year, to critical acclaim.
Plus more exciting acts to be announced soon.
Spork! is an Exeter organisation making fun, engaging and accessible poetry & spoken-word. Hosted by Chris White. For more info go to sporkpoetry.com