Hollie McNish performs Mathematics live at Abbey Road Studios

Hollie McNish performs Mathematics live at Abbey Road Studios.

Hollie’s online videos have repeatedly gone viral, with Mathematics, a poem focusing on UK immigration, receiving over 1 million youtube views in just over a week.

She performed and recorded seven poems at Abbey Road Studios earlier this year. Produced by Grammy-award winning Jonathan Allen, Hollie used a vintage 1940s ribbon microphone.

Hollie performs in venues as diverse as Glastonbury festival, the Royal Albert Hall, Ronnie Scotts Jazz Bar, London’s Southbank Centre and Cambridge University  Her poems have appeared on Radio 4, XFM, MTV, Channel 4 and BBC 2. She has been commissiond by The Economist, Radio 4 Woman’s Hour, the Dove Campaign for Real Beauty, Channel 4 and with Apples and Snakes, the UK’s leading performance poetry organization, in celebration of the 50th anniversaire of the Civil Rights march.

As well as performing, Hollie runs a poetry in education organization Page to Performance. She is from Reading. Her parents are both from Glasgow. She lives between Cambridge, London and Glasgow with her kid and partner. She can do 50 keepy uppys on her knees but none on her feet. Her favourite poet is Barry McGuire.

All seven recordings are available in luscious 24-bit sound quality from Society of Sound.

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