Stowmarket IP14 1ET
A hard hitting, intelligent, Performance Poetry show by Jess Green about Labour, Tories and the division of the left.
When BBC Slam Champion, Jess Green joined the Labour Party at university in 2007 she doubled the number of members who met weekly in the Liverpool Philharmonic pub. Since then she’s stuck by them through the downfall of Tony Blair, the disappointment of Gordon Brown and the monolith of Ed Miliband. And now, after a decade of keeping her membership card firmly at the back of her wallet, she’s fallen head over heels in love with Jeremy Corbyn and his raw socialist magnetism. If only everyone else agreed…
How will we ever win another general election when the left is so divided?
Following the success of her first show, Burning Books, which received 5 star reviews both at the Edinburgh Fringe and on its national tour (performed here at the John Peel Centre in 2018), Jess returns with a rousing, lyrical and humorous look at modern politics; a show which not only received critical acclaim at the Edinburgh Fringe but also saw Jess win the BBC Poetry Slam led her to having a cup of tea with the man himself!
“It’s written all over her face and in every word of every poem she performs. She really cares – and that’s what makes it impossible to tear your eyes away from her.” – Broadway Baby
“Fantastic” – Jeremy Corbyn
“Green has struck a chord” – The Guardian
The performance will be followed by a Q&A with Jess Green.
The time listed is the door time and the performance will begin approx. 30 minutes after this time.
The running time is approx. 60 minutes, and there will be a short interval before the Q&A.
Please note that this is a seated performance and seating is unallocated (though all with a good view).