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KITTY BRIDGES' POCKET BOOK OF TUNES

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE: Cumberland Arms

THU 5TH MAR, 2015 Performance starts at 7.30pm

Common Ground Theatre Present

KITTY BRIDGES’ POCKET BOOK OF TUNES

Written and performed by Hannah Davies

With music from Paul Baldwin and Moira Clarke from Over the Yardarm

Inspired by the poem and folk music found in a small pocket book from 1745, this is a lively and lyrical piece of storytelling, with a playful and irreverent nod to the era that bore it. Kitty’s adventure begins in her beloved Yorkshire, as she travels further afield she encounters scoundrels, rogues and vagabonds in ballrooms, gin-sodden back streets and on the open road. A play about music, freedom, greed and ownership. A lively mix of contemporary storytelling, poetry and song, with handpicked melodies for dancing and cavorting.

A collaboration between Common Ground Theatre and musicians Paul Baldwin (mandolin, banjo, bouzouki, cittern) and Moira Clarke (recorder, melodeon, concertina) from upbeat, fierce folk band Over the Yardarm.

Praise for the artists’ previous work:

'What art can and should be.' The Scotsman ★★★★

'Davies does justice to a truly remarkable story.' Three Weeks ★★★★

‘High octane comedy… original provocative thinking at work’ The Press

'catchy... dramatic... haunting... a fascinating collection of tunes.' Saltburn Folk Club Hotspot

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