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Monsters and Slimeballs and Showgirls

Harry, Becky and Leon are fleeing London with a suitcase full of cash, leaving behind jealous boyfriends, dead-end jobs and irate drug dealers.

Award-winning poet and rapper Kate Tempest reads her debut novel, a tale of desire, ambition and untamed hedonism in London's beating heart.

In today's episode, Harry, Becky and Leon are fleeing London with a suitcase full of cash, leaving behind jealous boyfriends, dead-end jobs, and irate drug dealers. They're leaving because of what happened a year ago, when Becky's and Harry's worlds first collided together...

Written and read by Kate Tempest. Tempest is a poet, rapper, playright and novelist. She was awarded the Ted Hughes Prize for poetry in 2013 for her epic narrative poem, Brand New Ancients. The following year, her narrative-led hip hop album, Everybody Down, was nominated for the Mercury Prize.
Producer: Justine Willett
Abridger: Julian Wilkinson.

15 minutes

Last on

Mon 23 May 2016 22:45

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Reader Kate Tempest
Author Kate Tempest
Abridger Julian Wilkinson
Producer Justine Willett

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