Deceit, Desire and the Viking Helmet
A surreal and tragi-comic musical love story. Poet and comedian John Hegley uses original music, poetry and limericks in this unusual tale, co-starring Graham Fellowes.
A surreal and tragi-comic love story by poet and comedian John Hegley, packed with original songs and poems. John stars with Graham Fellowes, sometimes better known as his alter-ego John Shuttleworth. A musical and lyrical treat, inspired by an Anthony Thwaite poem.
John ..... John Hegley
Mr Cooper ..... Graham Fellowes
Mrs Cooper ..... Alison Belbin
Dog ..... Myfanwy
Directed by Anne Edyvean
Lyrics by John Hegley
Original music by John Hegley, Tony Curtis and Nigel Piper
Rameau piano playing by Clare Elstow
Special thanks to the football-playing children and members of the audience at the Lowry Centre who provided background action.
And - in case you were wondering - the Latin for badger is Melis Melis.