Cat Brogan won the BBC Edinburgh fringe Poetry Slam. Her poetry has featured on Radio 4, RTE, Latitude Festival and Cheltenham Literary Festival. She graduated from the ground breaking MA Writer/Teacher at Goldsmiths and was a full time Spoken Word Educator in The Lammas School London for three years. Cat is funded by the Arts Council England and the British Council to research spoken word education in Kuala Lumpur. Cat has presented her education work at academic conferences, published in a journal and has a TEDx Talk - Poet's Guide to Surviving School. Her students have won awards from Adobe, UNEP and performed in the UK Parliament and Barbican. Her student's most recent music video Cold as ISIS has over 13,000 views on You Tube. Cat is originally from Northern Ireland and has performed internationally including Pakistan, Kenya, Cambodia, Philippines, Singapore, Nepal and New York.
'Northern Irish blonde ... hilarious performance ... brought the house down.' - London Evening Standard
‘Smart, angry, funny and right on the money – what’s not to like about Cat Brogan?’ - Giles Fraser, Vicar & Guardian Columnist
‘Catherine is witty, wise and a great entertainer. Her poetry makes the personal political & the political personal’ - Paul Burston, Time Out
‘Self confident and with an assured delivery she holds the audience. A stand-out performer.’ - Winston Plowes, Write Out Loud
“Catherine Brogan is a feisty, funny and thought-provoking performer and a deserving ‘Utter!’ Paid Gig contest winner, who plunged into the spirit of the Edinburgh Festival with her show OUTspoken. It’s always a pleasure to see her go off on stage like a firework.” - Richard Tyrone Jones, Director of Utter Spoken Word