toby thompson

toby thompson

performance poet


"...a wonderful gift for language, a deep sensibility and a penetrating sense of perspective."

Sir Ken Robinson.  Renowned Educationalist and Creativity Expert

Live performance poetry, commissions and collaborations. 

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To witness Toby Thompson proclaiming in dulcet tones his message of love and wonder is to peacefully commune with your deepest innermost self. His poetry displays his delight in life’s uncertainties and absurdities, and his uniquely rhythmic and musical style is lyrical, beguiling, playful and poignant.

"...uniquely musical poetry, performed with passion, wit and charm"

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"...easily one of the most gifted young wordsmiths I have ever had the pleasure to encounter."

Akala.  Rapper & founder of the Hip Hop Shakespeare Company