LEYLA JOSEPHINE (Scotland)
Award-winning poet Leyla Josephine has been staying in bed, refusing to watch the news, eating full Viennettas at 1pm. Hopeless examines suffering through quick-fire poetry and dark comedy. Watch as Leyla tries to find hope in the utterly hopeless.
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**** 'Hopeless is an exceptional debut from an already brightly burning UK star. Already a force of stage, theatre, and screen, you should race to say “I saw Leyla Josephine first”.’ (Scotsgay.com)
Winner of the 2014 Hammer and Tongue UK National Slam, Rally and Broad’s Cultural Commonwealth Slam, The ‘Golden Gun’, and The Loud Poets’ 2017 Grand Slam.