About the Lead Writer
Berkavitch (Owen Craven-Griffiths) is one of the most respected voices in the UK spoken-word scene. Former UK Slam Poetry Champion, Internationally acclaimed Storyteller, accomplished Breakdancer, Digital Artist and Animator.
Berkavitch has showcased his poetry at most UK music and literary festivals including Glastonbury, Latitude, Bestival, Reading, Leeds, The Cheltenham Literature Festival and the Hay Festival. He has performed at venues and theatres including The Royal Opera house, The RSC, The Old Vic, Royal Festival Hall, Roundhouse Camden, Contact Theatre, The BAC, The Albany, Nottingham Playhouse, The MAC and numerous others across the country.
“Berkavitch is a compelling storyteller and there is a chocolatey richness in his language” Lyn Gardner – The Guardian
“One to Watch.” The Metro
“What a communicator he is.” The Sunday Telegraph