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Pete the Temp

Updated: Thu, 1 Dec 2011 03:48 pm

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'Poetry's answer to Mark Thomas' [Chortle] Mr The Temp (BA, MA, PhD, PDF) is a poet, a lover and a damn fine administrator. His act combines high octane spoken word with musical comedy and audience participation. 

Since 2008 Pete has shared a stage with Bill Bailey, Mark Thomas, Stewart Lee, Josie Long, John Hegley, Elvis McGonnagal and Howard Marx. He has performed at over 17 festivals including the Edinburgh Fringe, Glastonbury, Shambala, Secret Garden Party, The Oxford Literary Festival and the Bristol Poetry Festival. 

Beyond performing he does slam poetry workshops in schools and youth centers. He is also involved with Cyc du Soliel (a cycle and solar powered sound system). The system is used to do green themed performance poetry workshops and stages at festivals. To see, hear and read more visit


All poems are copyright of the originating author. Permission must be obtained before using or performing others' poems.

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Danni Antagonist

Thu 4th Mar 2010 14:15

cheers Pete, the invasion begins! See you on the 17th (if not before, you know what these things are like!)

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tom george

Mon 21st Dec 2009 14:51

love it we have students to blame for Subway..probably true...

<Deleted User> (5592)

Mon 9th Mar 2009 13:34


Thanks for the info. We are reviewing all the gigs listed as repeating events. Glad to hear yours is indeed still going.


<Deleted User> (5592)

Mon 9th Mar 2009 12:58


Dropped you an email about the 'Jam on That' gig listed on this site. Any word about whether that gig is still running?

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Jennie B

Thu 9th Oct 2008 16:19

Yay! Nice to see you on here, Mr. B :)

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