Horny Handed Tons of Soil at Unity Theatre, Liverpool, 13th – 15th July 2017.
A theatrical collaboration combining poetry, live music, storytelling and film, exploring themes of destruction, construction and memory within the stories of what has been lost and found in the re-sculpting of the Liverpool landscape over the last fifty years
Written by Lizzie Nunnery, Martin Heslop and Vidar Norheim with Martin Smith.
Film and Video by Tim Brunsden.
Tickets and more info here: https://www.unitytheatreliverpool.co.uk/whats-on/hornyhanded-tons-of-soil.html#about
Commissioned by Unity Theatre.
The Sum is a new play by Lizzie Nunnery, directed by Gemma Bodinetz, with live music from Vidar Norheim and Martin Heslop, at Liverpool Everyman, 6th – 20th May 2017
More details to follow – more info and tickets here: https://www.everymanplayhouse.com/whats-on/the-sum
Filed under music, Theatre
The Lighthouse Invites the Storm will be a large scale installation and live performance by Alan Dunn, Martin Heslop & Jeff Young in collaboration with poet Helen Tookey, retired seafarers from the Wirral and sound artists from Mexico.
Fort Perch Rock & Lighthouse, New Brighton, 24-30 July.
More details to follow.
Supported by Arts Council England, Liverpool John Moores University and Bluecoat.
(Image copyright Hidden Wirral 2014)
Photo by Alan Dunn
Liverpool City Council have announced that the RAY + JULIE site has been sold to a developer. To mark the last few months of RAY + JULIE, artist Alan Dunn, composer Martin Heslop and writer Jeff Young have produced a limited edition 7″ single LONDON ROAD ’66 + ’81. The record, with photography by Vesta Hex and design by Martyn Rainford, brings together two spoken word RAY + JULIE pieces from Electronic Voice Phenomena and Composers’ Laboratory at METAL. With additional voice by Emma French, it is released in an edition of 300.
For more, and to listen to the tracks, see http://alandunn67.co.uk/londonroadtheballadofrayandjulienovember2016.html.
Supported by Leeds Beckett University. Photographs of single by Ricky Adam.
This Thursday downstairs at the Everyman Theatre, Liverpool:
Filed under music, Poetry
First outing for a newly commissioned work, Liverpool, I Love Your Horny Handed Tons of Soil. Words by Lizzie Nunnery, Music by Martin Heslop and Vidar Norheim.
It will be premiered as part of Liverpool Acoustic Festival tonight 18th March at 7.05. Find out more about the night here:
Photos courtesy of Edward Chambre Hardman and Liverpool Records Office.
A552 HEX by Jeff Young and Martin Heslop for Translating the Street – Birkenhead, March 2016. Listen to it in full here:
And an interview with Frank Cavanagh (cobbler) and Jeff Young (writer) here:
Images by Rept0n1x