Horse & Bamboo Theatre Co.
The ballad is a story - a story in song.
Horse + Bamboo depict songs of a great fight, a broken contract and a female smuggler. Each is a historic ballad arranged and performed live alongside puppetry and simple illustrations, drawing out the tales before your eyes.
Featuring a phenomenal line-up of folk musicians: Kate Locksley (voice and narrative presentation), Bryony Griffith (fiddle, viola, voice and piano), Ewan McLennan (guitar and voice) and John Kirkpatrick (melodeon, accordion and voice).
A combination of live music, puppetry and projection, this captivating show will be somewhere between an evening at the theatre and a music gig.
Jointly commissioned by EFDSS, The Met in Bury and Colston Hall in Bristol and funded by PRS for Music Foundation