Join three powerful poets: Jean Binta Breeze MBE, a Jamaican, Lydia Towsey of Hungarian and Welsh descent, and Shruti Chauhan of Gujarati origin, as they share this new and exciting work.
Three the Hard Way derives from Jamaican culture where male DJs would respond to each others’ sets in collaboration & competition. The idea was adopted by UK male dub poets, led by Linton Kwesi Johnson in the 80s. Following a rave reviewed UK tour in 2014 – a stand alone ‘Part Two’ will once again re-appropriate this format, exploring contemporary women’s issues and culture – now across three continents, Africa, Asia and Europe – and three generations.
The event welcomes an audience of men and women to explore our times – from the personal to the political.