Upcoming star is to take the stage in Bethnal Green with bad poetry

PUBLISHED: 15:32 31 March 2015 | UPDATED: 15:32 31 March 2015

Scottee performing at the Rich Mix

Scottee performing at the Rich Mix


Award-winning company Duckie and an iconic Roundhouse artist is bringing back his show to the Rich Mix on Friday.

The artist from Kentish Town, North London, Scottee will take to the stage at the Bethnal Green Road venue with a whole new line-up this time round.

Scottee said: “I started the show as I started to see a lot of my friends doing poetry and spoken word and I do not really like poetry, I find it boring, so I wanted to create something fun with it when you can get drunk and enjoy yourself.”

The BBC Radio 4’s co-host for Loose Ends, is still fairly new to the broadcasting world, but the newcomer has already made a name for himself by throwing a cake at Rihanna on the X Factor and spitting milkshake over Nick Grimshaw live on the BBC.

Plus he has already interviewed some of the UK’s biggest stars, including Jonathan Ross, Example, June Brown and two of the Spice Girls, it’s definitely been a successful start to a career.

Scottee added: “I’m looking forward to it.

“It’s a really good night, most people think poetry on a Friday night is going to be boring but we do shots and east sweets and have a good time.”

The night has been made by Scottee and involves poetry for drunks and dyslexics where the artist has pulled together a bunch of performers who would not normally do anything related to poetry to try their best with some rhymes or completely mess it up.

The audience is allowed to join in by throwing paper at any of the performers who will then put on a silly spoke voice or have to produce a poem about love.

He added: “I like seeing people who do not normally do poetry, like musicians, and just seeing people come out of their comfort zone and watch them struggle but at least give it a go.”

This time round Scottee has produced a line-up of Ginger Johnson, Jacqui Potato, Izzy Tennyson, Lorraine Bowen and Rhiannon Faith.

He said: “I do this show in a few different places but Rich Mix is a great location on the top of Brick Lane and it’s not like a normal theatre where you sit in rows, you can have a bevies from the bar and have a good laugh.”

Tickets cost £8, for more information visit or call 020 7613 7498.

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