Tom is an award winning spoken word artist, actor and singer-songwriter originally from sunny Salford.
He has worked extensively an actor in film, tv and theatre. including the Royal Shaksepeare Company, EMMY winning 'Vigil' and Mike Leigh's 'Peterloo'.
His debut one man show 'Growing Pains' commissioned by Battersea Arts Centre enjoyed a sellout run at the Edinburgh fringe festival, transferring to the Royal Exchange Theatre before embarking on two UK Tours.
Known for his quick witted lyricism and raw performance, Tom has had sociopolitical spoken word televised by the likes of Sky One, and Channel 4, as well as featuring on eclectic stages including Lovebox and Latitude Festival, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club and the Green Mill Cocktail Lounge in Chicago, USA.
Developing his style as a year long resident artist at Camden’s prestigious Roundhouse, Tom was later crowned the years UK Poetry Slam Champion.
Tom recently featured on the BAFTA winning Life and Rhymes with 'Beth Green' hitting over 1.5 million views on TikTok.
His viral response to the All Lives Matter hashtag in support of Black Lives Matter featured on BBC Radio Manchester and was performed live at the Young Vic as part of The New Tomorrow Festival. Tom has also been commissioned by Sky Sports and his poem Searching feature's in 'Hidden in Chaos' published by Trope.
Tom released 'Shake The Taste EP' in 2021, an intimate indie/acoustic collection of raw tracks, reflecting on modern love and loss during UK Lockdown.
Tracks include Right Wing Stunner and Normal People with Irish vocalist Lisa Dwyer. Tom's latest release 'Soothes My Soul' (The Drug I Binge On) is a jazz infused collaboration with Before The Camera producer Danny Short that "paints a picture of modern Britain’s underbelly... utterly compelling" (York Calling, 2022)
"As fresh and original as they come"
- Reviews Hub
"Masters the art of rhyme with delirious dexterity"
- Richard Beck, Broadway Baby
"Flits between genres with seemingly effortless skill"
- Sally Scott, The Scotsman