Storyteller, poet, rapper, theatre maker


b. 1986, HK.

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Paul Cree is a: poet, storyteller, rapper and theatre maker. Orignally from Horley, Surrey and based in South London, he's been writing and performing regularly around the UK for over 10 years, at venues and events such as; Ronnie Scott’s, Tate Britain, Battersea Arts Centre, Roundhouse, Camden People’s Theatre, Lattitude, Bestival and the Edinburgh Fringe, as well as having his work showcased on BBC 1xtra. He has written and performed 2 solo shows; A Tale From The Bedsit (2013) and The C/D Borderline (2016) as well as co-writing and performing in the critically acclaimed No Milk For The Foxes (Beats&Elements, 2015). He has an EP of stories entitled The 90 Sick E.P, in collaboration with musician Elian Gray and In 2018 he will be publishing his debut collection of poems and stories, entitled The Suburban, with Burning Eye Books and will debut his second Beats&Elements show, High Rise Estate of Mind.

"He’s an engaging storyteller, confident and comfortable in his stage skin, delivering poetry punctuated by the unexpected rhymes of rap.

"Lindsey Clarke, Londonist

"Paul Cree has the ability to make you feel like it was you who discovered him, like he was speaking to only you when everyone else started clapping, bloody latecomers. An amazing storyteller, with turns-of-phrases to die for and an effortless rhyming flow."

Joshua Idehen, Poejazzi