AFTER-DINNER SPEECHES, TALKS & ENTERTAINMENTS
YOU ARE MY HEART’S DELIGHT
An entertainment celebrating the life, laughter and lyrics of HARRY GRAHAM – with Jeremy Child, Shona Lindsay & Stephen Weller. Click here You Are My Heart’s Delight e-flyer for more info and listen to the audio clip.
Funny You Should Sing That
Songs, parodies and limericks – and a piano
Edinburgh Festival, Manchester Festival, Ludlow Festival, QE2, etc.
One Man on the Bummel
The Life and Works of Jerome K. Jerome (with readings)
Verse and WORSE
An evening devoted to the art of comic verse and lyrics – plus a few songs
IT GIVES ME Great Pleasure
Readings of my favourite verse and prose.
From Crossroads to Ishtar
Great Pianists of the Past
A good sound system and CD player needed for this one.
An illustrated talk on some rare historical piano recordings
NARRATION WITH ORCHESTRA OR PIANO
- Façade Walton
- Carnival of the Animals Saint-Saëns
I use my own verses which tell the story of Saint-Saëns and his menagerie. Suitable for all ages.
- Peter and the Wolf Prokofiev
- Babar the Little Elephant Poulenc
- The King of Instruments Albright
I use my own verses to introduce the instrument. Suitable for all ages.
- The Mousehole Cat Hughes
- The Snowman Blake
- Practical Cats Rawsthorne
- The Great Gottschalk
With piano (Philip Martin). An evening of the music and journals of Louis Moreau Gottschalk, America’s first composer.