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Age: 14+

Running time: 50 mins approx.

Seating: Unallocated - Theatre Style

My Name is Paul explores the ups and downs of Black fatherhood in the North East. Educational and entertaining in equal measure, it’s got costume changes, dancing and the ultimate pub quiz.

About Dominic

Dominic JP Nelson-Ashley is a spoken word artist.

He has a habit of turning up in unexpected places: the Atacama Desert, South Africa, New Zealand, Teesside.

You’ve probably met him somewhere before.

Dominic’s writing often tackles the issues of fatherhood, role models, mental health and spending his teenage years in a Middle England town.

His poetry has been commissioned by the BBC. He’s performed at the world’s longest running online literary festival. He has been on ITV discussing the impact of the Windrush Generation, Black Lives Matter and the power of education.

Underpinning all his poems are optimistic tones, positive vibes and uplifting messages.

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