Imogen Stirling – I saw her show at the Fringe. It was very good, very very good. I love spoken word poetry that’s not trying to be too straight-laced. I think that’s very endearing.


Imogen Stirling is a performance poet, theatre maker and musician.

Her music accolades include an 18 month tour around mainland Europe, receipt of the Alasdair Cameron Scholarship for her political musical theatre piece, BodiesUponTheGears, and work alongside Sir Tim Rice.

An award-winning poetry slam champion, Imogen has performed extensively throughout the UK, including at Latitude Festival, Eden Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe, with her work featured on BBC Radio Scotland and BBC Music Introducing. Imogen is currently touring her five star debut show #Hypocrisy which sold out at the Edinburgh and Prague Fringe Festivals, was longlisted for the Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award and was selected as ‘Best of the Fest’ by London’s Theatre503. The script has been published by Speculative Books and the show shortlisted for ‘Best Spoken Word Show’ in the Saboteur Awards 2019.

Imogen is currently a participant of the BBC Words First talent development scheme. Her new show Love The Sinner premiered with Dundee Rep Theatre in early 2019. Imogen also works for ground-breaking independent publisher, 404 Ink.