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8 APR 2018 – 2.30pm

THE LIBERTY TREE: ROBIN HOOD & OTHER ENGLISH RADICALS
by HUGH LUPTON & NICK HENNESSEY

LIBERTY-SQUAREMEDFor over 600 years stories of Robin Hood have held sway in the English imagination. With Little John, Will Scarlet, Much the miller’s son, Friar Tuck and the rest of the Merry Fellowship, Robin Hood inhabits a place in the leafy shadows of our minds – somewhere where it’s always high summer, where venison is always being roasted, where tyranny rides roughshod over the green freedoms of England and where the wrongs and injustices of the world are mended by subversion and trickery.
Hugh Lupton and Nick Hennessey tell and sing their way deep into the secret, dappled heart of Sherwood and the ancient tradition of English dissent.

‘Sheer wizardry in the guise of utter simplicity’ EASTERN DAILY PRESS

‘Compelling’ THE TIMES

nicksquareNICK HENNESSEY is a singer, songwriter and performance storyteller. He is a dynamic and passionate performer whose love for the traditional culture of northern Europe forges together the note, the song and the spoken word into a unique, engaging style.
HUGH LUPTON is the poet of the storytelling world. His distinctive style focuses on richly crafted use of the English language. An award-winning performer and writer, he has collaborated widely with singers and musicians, and behind all that beautiful English poetry lurks a wicked sense of humour.

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