BBC World Service – Live Performance and interview

Wonderful live interview with BBC World Service presenter, Anu Anand, followed by a live performance of Room of Mirrors, a poem exploring exile and homecoming. Part of the BBC’s Identity Day, celebrated across the network. Later 32,000 tuned into a Facebook Live Performance of Room of Mirrors and another interview with Anu Anand.    

Rommi Smith and Siobhan Mac Mahon at Inkwell, Leeds

Siobhan Mac Mahon and Rommi Smith (1.30 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.) an afternoon of Poetry, Jazz and Blues Sunday 10th January 2016 Inkwell (The Old Shoulder of Mutton Pub) 31 Potternewton Lane, LS7 3LW Chapel Allerton Leeds  Doors open : 1.00 p.m. 1.30 p.m. Siobhan Mac Mahon and Sabrina Piggott 3.00 p.m. Rommi Smith, Dave […]

Outside the Frame: Sunday 18th October 2015 @ 4.00 P.M.

Poet and Playwright Rommi Smith, curator Nigel Walsh (Leeds Art Gallery) and Ilkley Literature Festival Director Rachel Feldberg, discuss their involvement in the innovative Creative Case NORTH Explorations project which provided organisations and artists with time and space for experimentation on the theme of the Creative Case for Diversity earlier this year. Rommi Smith also […]

Sunday 18th October 2015 @ 4.00 p.m. Putting Poetry In the Frame: Ilkley Literature Festival 2015

Poet and Playwright Rommi Smith, curator Nigel Walsh (Leeds Art Gallery) and Ilkley Literature Festival Director Rachel Feldberg, discuss their involvement in the innovative Creative Case NORTH Explorations project which provided organisations and artists with time and space for experimentation on the theme of the Creative Case for Diversity earlier this year. Rommi Smith also […]

Friday 16th October 2015 @ 7.30 p.m. Light Night Sheffield: Premiere of Ruskin Film Poems

Starts at 7:30PM Ends at 10:00PM Upper Chapel Norfolk Street S1 2LG Two original poems by award winning poets Tony Walsh and Rommi Smith have been turned into animated videos that will be projected on to the front of the Upper Chapel for one night only. This is a major new commission run by local […]

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Just sixteen hours until the premiere of Collective Endeavour. Proud to have written the text for this piece. It will be performed by Northern Broadsides’ actor Andy Vincent, who plays the narrator in the piece.

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