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Born and raised in Salford, Tom is an award winning spoken word artist and singer/songwriter now based in south London. 

Developing his lyrical style as a resident artist at Camden's Roundhouse, Tom's humorous and heart felt words have featured on an eclectic mix of stages, including Lovebox and Latitude Festivals, Sofar Sounds, Ronnie Scott's, and the legendary Green Mill Jazz Club in Chicago USA.

 

"As fresh and original as they come"

(Reviews Hub)

Crowned UK Poetry Slam Champion in 2015, Tom has had televised spoken word pieces commissioned by Sky One and Channel 4. His debut solo theatre show Growing Pains commissioned by Battersea Arts Centre enjoyed a sell-out run at Edinburgh Fringe Festival and was published in 2018 by Playdead Press. The"ambitious and vivid" (The Stage) production transferred to the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester, before embarking on two UK tours!  

 

"Masters the art of rhyme with delirious dexterity" (Broadway Baby
 

Tom's poetic response to the #AllLivesMatter hashtag in solidarity with Black Lives Matter went viral during lockdown 2020, being shared on numerous media outlets across the world and featuring on BBC Radio Manchester and in the Manchester Evening News. 

He was cherry picked to perform at Young Vic theatre's New Tomorrow Festival and his poem 'Searching' was recently published in Chris Holme's book Hidden in Chaos

Tom is currently working on a number of projects including his first EP 'Love on the Lockdown' combining indie acoustic and spoken word.