Martin Figura is a poet, a portrait and social documentary photographer, a qualified accountant and retired army major. His latest one-person show Doctor Zeeman’s Catastrophe Machine is an autobiographical performance of love, loss and rolling with the punches, and was shortlisted for the 2018 Saboteur Awards (Best Spoken Word Show).
Attenborough Arts Centre is the new home of WORD! The UK’s most unique NHS co-produced spoken word event, shortlisted for Best UK Regular Spoken Word Night by Saboteur Awards 2017. It is open to absolutely everyone, not only those who love to write and perform, but also those who are new to spoken word. The evening includes open mic performances and a poetry set from Martin Figura and Rebecca Bird, as well as a number of artists of national and international standing.
Martin Figura is touring his one-person show Doctor Zeeman's Catastrophe Machine with producer Tilt in 2018 and 2019, more info here.