‘What an embarrassment!’ Fury at left-wing poet’s Newsnight performance on ‘state of UK’
“She talked about loving more, yet shouted with hate. If she had talked calm I’d have listened more.”
Others complained about the cost to licence payers, a Twitter user said: “What is this closing credits cr*p?
“How much of our BBC TV tax goes to pay for this nonsense?”
Previously, Tempest had told the BBC she wants her audiences to leave her performances happier than before.
Asked about how she wants people to react to her works, she said: “I hope, this is what happens to me and the thing that I love the most about what the arts can do – is that you leave the theatre, cinema, the gallery or the community centre and you go back out to the street and everything is a little brighter, looking at faces people more clearly and allowing yourself to connect with experience a bit more openly.
“It just retunes your senses a little bit.”