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Friday, October 13th, 2017
THESE TICKETS ARE FOR CHILDREN 16YRS AND UNDER. Actor/singer/songwriter John Tams will be in concert, with Barry Coope, at Farnham's Medici Theatre in Weydon Lane on Friday 13th October, 8.00pm. Tams' associations with the National Theatre and the English folk scene go back a long way. As well as acting in numerous theatrical productions, including Larkrise, The Mysteries and Warhorse, and TV series, including the part of Daniel Hagman in Sharpe, he also provided the award-winning music for these and many other shows. In his capacity as music director of Warhorse he spends much of his time abroad as new productions open up around the world so this will be a rare chance to see him in the UK. He was a member of The Albion Band in the '80's and, until recently, Home Service. He has also released four critically acclaimed solo albums in his own right, and was the musical director of the Sony Award-winning Radio Ballads. Over the years John has won six BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards including best album, best song, folksinger of the year and top duo with Barry Coope. Barry Coope is a member of top acapella trio Coope Boyes and Simpson (that appeared at the Medici Theatre in May) and the six-piece Voices At The Door, that has worked with Michael Morpurgo on a number of projects. His engaging vocal and keyboard skills making him the perfect musical partner for John Tams. Full details can be found at www.medici.website or on 01483 871443. N.B. UNRESERVED SEATING. REVIEWS: "Music that makes the heart leap." The Daily Telegraph "John Tams and Barry Coope confound expectations: rich, diverse, contemporary and utterly compelling. It simply does not get any better than this." What's On in London "One of Britain's ultimate songwriters." Mojo "John Tams has a voice that can heal. His work is older than Stonehenge but fresher than a morning daisy." Bob Hoskins "A music legend who writes with sensitivity and passion." Morning Star "John Tams is a national treasure." BBC Radio 2