At 18, Kate Nash reached the stratosphere of pop music, vaulting from a working class family in North London into worldwide tours, a platinum record and a season dominating the music charts. A few years later, she is breaking down, nearly homeless. Defrauded by her manager and dropped by an industry that cannot find a place for her in the girl-pop machine, Kate struggles to retain her creative freedom and to remain an innovative voice in music.
A testament to the struggles and resilience of the independent artist, Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl follows one woman into hard-won maturity as a businesswoman and a creative spirit, showing other young women that they can live-and create-on their own terms.
And it asks the audience: how much longer will the true artists survive?