Performance Poet & Comedian
“An eccentric mix of observation comedy and insightful poetry… always entertaining.”
Louise has headlined with her stand up performance poetry at top spoken-word venues – Express Excess, The Poetry Café London and Eastbourne, The Poetry Police, Red Rooster, Oliver’s Poetry, Club 99, The Poet’s Kitchen; and performed at Edinburgh Fringe, Henley Arts Festival, London’s Comedy and Literary Festival, Seaford Literary Festival; compered for Redwood Housing Cooperative’s Celebration on the South Bank.
Iona Jette is Louise’s Scottish poetic alter ego and together they have performed on BBC London’s Word for Word, Talkback Radio, GLR, Brighton Community Radio and London Network Radio.
They have been found at parties, groups, health spas, on Zoom – Pick n Mix Cabaret. And in a forthcoming film about the rock ‘n’ roll band The Sharks as a poetic narrator!
“Loved your poems – but the flannel one is truly revolting…!”
Enoch’s Hammer Folk Club
Louise performing Leather Bird at The Poetry Cafe
You Can’t Cook a Poem Like an Egg!
This book is Louise’s first collection of performance poetry published in 2015 and her next one is on its way. Available on Amazon.com, performances and workshops — price £7.99.
All About Bliss – Tales from The Awkward Sex Coach:
Performed at Brighton Fringe, Hove Grown, Charity Fundraiser & Spoken Word events.
In this fusion of comedy and the spoken word, Professor Bliss Macvitie, Scotland’s answer to the iconic Dr Ruth warns about the dangers of pink stiletto boots, explains why celebrity handbags are not always the answer, and which star sign you need to change your light bulbs.
“…I left the theatre with a grin on my face having been captivated by Louise…” Broadway Baby
The Naked Truth – Diary of an Artist’s Muse:
Written for arts events, being performed here for Artbox at Artwave in Lewes.
Performed at Lewes Artwave, Hailsham Arts Festival, spoken word events.
“Brilliant… contemporary spin on life…” Paula Marie, The Fountain of Health
“A filthy Diana Rigg!” Collin Kelley, US poet, playwright, novelist & journalist
“I thought your monologue was tremendous…. It put me in mind of Patricia Routledge’s on Victoria Wood, that’s how good it is.” Mandy Knight, The Comics’ Comic Awarding Winning stand up, writer and actress.
“…many merry giggles and insights…” Richmond & Twickenham Times
“Louise has a great capacity to engage, amuse and inspire her audiences. She can add something precious to any event she is part of.” Nick Williams, international leadership coach and best-selling author, several best sellers on Louise’s performance for Inspired Entrepreneurs Birthday Party.