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A prominent member of the Occupy movement and campaigner against our reliance on big oil, Pete Bearder or Mr The Temp (BA, MA PDF) is a poet, educator and human beat-box. He is a member of the Spoken Word Educators, a group of writers and teachers seeking to transform six London schools through teaching poetry, performance, team-building and leadership in schools and after-school clubs. First inspired to campaign following human rights work he undertook in Colombia where he was exposed to direct action as an effective way to change public debate, he is now a veteran of Climate Camp and Occupy London and campaigns and lobbies against the criminalisation of squatting in the UK. He is the former Hammer & Tongue National Poetry Slam Champion and BBC Radio 4 South of England Slam Winner, whose work combines spoken word with audience participation and music to get people bouncing.

Archive listings for Pete (The Temp)

Work type: One person show.

Pete (the Temp) verses Climate Change! - T01275874175

Pete the Temp is a poet, activist and a damn fine administrator who is attempting to solve climate change using only his mouth. Part spoken word, part stand up and part TED talk, the show tells the story of some of Pete's greatest moments in his quest to stop climate chaos, from misbehaviour in supermarkets to a siege of the Royal Bank of Scotland. Will he succeed? This is a personal tale of temp jobs, bank sieges and arrest, with video evidence and audience participation.Presented byRenaissance One.
7 Nov 14mac birmingham - Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham :: V146
listing details L1678784157
24 Sep 14The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter :: V1892701352
listing details L01970105705
18 Sep 14Brighton Komedia, Brighton :: V654
listing details L215209600

Pete (the Temp) verses Climate Change! - T01491719281

Join us for a double bill of politically charged, fun, inspiring spoken word Theatre with stand-up Poet Jonny Fluffypunk and multi talented man on a mission Pete The Temp! In his Multimedia, theatrical, stand up poetry show, Pete tells the story of some of the sticky situations he gets into on his quest to stop climate chaos. Stand-up poet, sit-up storyteller and give-up musician Jonny Fluffypunk is an outspoken voice for anarchy, peace and bicycles.
5 Feb 13Queen's Theatre, Barnstaple :: V883
listing details L340947078


Pete the Temp verses Climate Change! is an innovative spoken word stage-show that will tour theatres in the South of England. It aims to educate inspire and entertain on the theme of climate change. Pete's high octane stand-up poetry will be backed up by lighting, visual projections, props, music and all manner of creative energies. Those expecting a heavy show, packed with graphs and tips on insulating the home will be disappointed. Pete the Temp verses Climate Change! employs comedy, satire, performance poetry and audience participation in an effort to capture hearts and minds on this most crucial of issues. It has already had a very successful scratch night at the Oxford Playhouse.Company Word of Mouth.
14 May 12The Albany, Outer London :: V294
listing details L216726048
25 May 11 to 26 May 11Brighton Komedia, Brighton :: V654
listing details L01205504777
28 Feb 11Arts Centre, Norwich :: V73
listing details L366493998

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