George The Poet
George The Poet
United Kingdom

9.25 - 9.45 - Winner of 5 British Podcast Awards George The Poet, Poet and Podcaster, UK,in conversation with Edith Bowman, TV and Radio Broadcaster, Soundtracking, UK

2019 saw George The Poet winning "Podcast Of The Year” as well as four other Gold and two Silver British Podcast Awards.  The judges called it a unique mix of drama, news, poetry, observations, lived experience, experimental ideas and music. On stage at PODCAST DAY, George The Poet will be interviewed by Edith Bowman, creator and host of the multi award-winning podcast Soundtracking.

George The Poet’s innovative brand of musical poetry has won him critical acclaim and has seen his work broadcast to billions of people worldwide, most notably performing the official poem for the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meaghan Markle.  

George’s podcast expertly weaves his inimitable story-telling with intricate sound design and a powerful original score.  BBC R4 called one episode “a story that could change the world”.

In 2019 The podcast was nominated for 6 British Podcast Awards including Best New Podcast, Best Fiction, Smartest Podcast, Best Current Affairs, Best Arts & Culture, and Moment of the Year.