FolkCast ShowNotes

FolkCast Interview Special 006

Released April 4th 2011

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A relaxed interview with Show Of Hands - Phil Beer, Steve Knightley and Miranda Sykes - before their show at the Victoria Theatre, Settle, Yorkshire on March 31st 2011. Topics covered including touring, festivals, solo projects, playing the huge anti-cuts rally in London's Hyde Park and Steve's involvement in the songwriting project based around the life of folk song collector Cecil Sharp.

FolkCast Theme Music: Fisherman's Priest by Ken Nicol
Your host is Phil Widdows


Music Featured:

  • We're All In It Together (live) by Show Of Hands (recorded at Hyde Park rally - March 2011)
  • You're Mine by Jenna Witts (from her album Barefoot & Eager)
  • White Lies by Luke Jackson (from his demo album, Luke Jackson)
  • Things Learnt This Year by Show Of Hands (from their album Cold Frontier)
  • Bliss by Miranda Sykes (from her album Bliss)

Festivals Discussed:

With special thanks to Steve, Phil and Miranda for their time,
and also to Chris Puxley and Jane Brace for their help with arranging the interview.

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