Author Archives: Richard

Father Earth and a Q&A with Graham Fellows

By Richard |

Father Earth is the true story of one man’s attempt to help save the planet, by converting a derelict church on the Orkney Isles into an eco-friendly recording studio. It’s also a fascinating study of a psychological power struggle between a character comedian – Graham Fellows, and his long-standing creation – John Shuttleworth. Father Earth is also […]

Jesse Terry and Emma Stevens

By Richard |

A double-header JESSE TERRY Whatever magic potion the troubadours in Laurel Canyon were sipping on in 1971, Jesse Terry has managed to track it down and take a deep gulp. Now on his seventh album, When We Wander, Terry performs his beautifully crafted songs to around 150 audiences a year from Bonnaroo to the Philadelphia […]

Hanging Stars 

By Richard |

Channelling the sounds of The Byrds, Big Star and The Flying Burrito Brothers, as well as hints of Mojave 3 and The Allah Las, The Hanging Stars mainline the dying embers of the early ‘70s psychedelic folk and cosmic country scenes. The band is comprised of songwriter, singer and guitarist Richard Olson, Sam Ferman on bass, Paulie Cobra on drums, Patrick Ralla on […]

3 Voices

By Richard |

Barton Arts Festival present Dez Allenby, Frances Kelly and Trevor Millum in What’s Cooking? A sharing platter of words and music including a rich helping of Under Milk Wood, a side order of mixed verses and savoury stories, plus some sweet musical desserts provided by the cream of local talent.

Two Pianos 

By Richard |

Barton Arts Festival present …Two Pianos. Join the sensational David Barton and Al Kilvo for an intimate ‘unplugged’ evening of Two Pianos as they battle it out to deliver the best rock ‘n’ roll piano experience audiences have seen. Feel the energy and witness the foot stomping performance of Two Pianos as they perform and […]

Monday Night at the Movies

By Richard |

Barton Arts Festival present: The Ladykillers Five oddball criminals planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians. Stars Alex Guiness, Peter Sellars

Kris Drever

By Richard |

Kris Drever is a Scottish folk singer songwriter, who has won multiple awards including an incredible 7 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, two shortlist nominations for Scottish Album of The Year (with his trio Lau) and much acclaim for his solo recordings and concerts including glowing reviews from The Herald, The Guardian, Mojo and Q […]

Three Men in a Boat

By Richard |

After the huge success of Old Herbaceous, GSP productions are back with a rip-roaring barrel of fun, Three Men in a Boat, with Giles Shenton (Old Herbaceous himself!) playing the part of Jerome K Jerome. Join Jerome as he recounts the hilarious story of his boating holiday along the magnificent River Thames with his two […]

A Room of One’s Own  

By Richard |

By Virginia Woolf The award-winning creators of Female Gothic, Austen’s Women, I, Elizabeth, Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, Orlando, The Time Machine, Christmas Gothic and Dalloway return with a 21st century take on Virginia Woolf’s celebrated pre-TED talk (Technology, Entertainment, and Design conference). Take a wry, amusing, and incisive trip through the history of literature, feminism, […]

Our Ladies

By Richard |

In 1990s Scotland, a group of Catholic school girls get an opportunity to go into Edinburgh for a choir competition, but they’re more interested in drinking, partying and hooking up than winning the competition. Stars Abigail Lawrie, Rona Morison

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