Penned in the Margins produces pioneering work in spoken word, live literature and cross-arts performance. Our productions have toured to venues and festivals all over the UK and beyond, including The Sage Gateshead, The Purcell Room at Southbank Centre, The Britten Studio at Snape Maltings and many more.
Schlock! is a powerful feminist satire for the cut and paste generation
A sparkling one-woman performance that blends poetry with theatre
Touring Autumn 2014
A two-man miniature epic about loss, time and the things that connect us
Premiere at Southbank Centre, 17 July
Touring October 2014
A major new experimental literature and performance project which toured in 2013.
Four new commissions in response to the 2011 riots
Kalagora is an explosive coming-of-age journey across three continents, splicing theatre, poetry, and video.
Three young writers attempt to strongarm their way into one of the most exclusive and bizarre writing movements of all time.
Acclaimed poet and musician Anthony Joseph embarked on an eight-leg tour of the UK and Europe.
Six of the most gifted young writers sound off in a fourteen-date UK poetry tour.