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BBC 1xtra Words First

27 Sep 2019

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‘Words First’ is a talent development scheme that sees BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC Asian Network and BBC Contains Strong Language come together to discover the best emerging spoken word artists in the UK. 1Xtra and Asian Network are two of the most important platforms for young voices, and ‘Words First’ has a strong record in discovering new lyrical talent.

After a UK-wide search, the finalists come together tonight to perform new workcreated during the scheme. Our Words First ambassador is writer and poet JudeYawson, and he has chosen the theme of connectivity in the modern age.

RUNNING TIME: 1 hr 30 min
LOCATION: Studio Theatre, Hull Truck Theatre, 50 Ferensway, Hull, HU2 8LB
WARNINGS: Under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult
ACCESS: There are limited wheelchair spaces available. If you are unable to transfer in to a seat please do not book a ticket online, we have wheelchair spaces held back from general sale for you. Please book by calling 01482 323638. If you are unable to communicate via telephone you can also email