Musicians tell tale of poverty and crime



A stellar line up of musicians will perform at The Maltings in Berwick next week.
The Transports – A Tale Of Exile And Migration is touring once again after a sell-out last year.
The piece of musical theatre is moving and compelling, telling the tale of a family destroyed by poverty and crime, but resurrected by exile to the new colony in Australia.
Originally released on record in 1977 by Peter Ballamy, along with a multitude of folk musicians, The Transports has been retold by several generations. Storyteller Matthew Crompton’s inventive new narration amplifies its central tale while... read more

 
20 January 2018 in Regional North East, Views: 42
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