For anyone who missed the third neo:live night in June, you can still see Nat and Paul’s guest set, and check out an exclusive ‘morning after’interview - click on the link below - in which Nat and Paul talk openly about their performances, inspirations and reflect on their times together.
Here's what the Neo people said about Nat and Paul:
Nat is a singer/songwriter, poet, writer and filmmaker based in Bolton in the UK.
Nat enjoys great acclaim as a performer on the folk circuit appearing around the country as well as on multiple radio stations.
He writes for TV and his credits include “Not the Nine O’Clock News’ and, particularly, ‘Spitting Image’ where he was a credited writer and his work appeared on the ‘best of…’ compilation.
Together with Paul Blackburn (as the Poor Poets), Nat appeared several times on Channel 4’s ‘The Word’.
He was also a regular columnist for North West Folk magazine and worked for North West Arts.
Paul is an eclectic performer appearing frequently as a compére, performance poet, singer, musician and a film maker.
Recently Paul's been heavily involved in the vibrant UK poetry scene and was a driving force behind the Write Out Loud international website. He has instigated and run various regular and one off events including ‘Riders’ and the ‘BBC Radio 4 NW heat slam in 2010’.
TV and Radio
Paul made several appearances on the Channel 4 TV programme "The Word" with Nat Clare. More recently he was commissioned to write poems for, and appear on, Sky TV. He's also made contributions to local and national radio programmes and appeared on regional TV stations.