FORMER school teacher Mark Grist became an overnight sensation when he posted a film on the internet of him defeating a teenage grime artist in a rap battle.

The footage went viral, racking up a whopping 3.7 million views.

Since then, Mark has toured as half of Dead Poets with MC Mixy and recently starred on Channel 4’s Educating Essex.

In his new show Rogue Teacher, Mark will combine words, rhythm and rhyme to keep the audience captivated right until the end.

Mark Grist presents Rogue Teacher at Bromsgrove's Artrix on Thursday, April 17 at 8pm.

Tickets cost £12 from the box office on 01527 577330 or online at