Sue Casson

writer and

singer of songs ...

‘haunting original songs.' Scotsman 'witty lyrics and soaring melodies’ Big Issue  

'a great rapport with the audience and a gorgeous voice' Broadway Baby

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Sue Casson's moving song cycle Dreams of Peace & Freedom, is at the heart of THE HUMAN'S IN THE TELLING 

a performance, film and book telling, of a family story that looks towards the twin anniversaries of

the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials (75 years) and the European Convention on Human Rights (70 years) which coincide in 2020,

 

In what has been a busy year of preparation, English Cabaret have been travelling to the centres of the story to film and set up a programme of commemorative performances. You can find out more about the project at the website here.

 

In June, The Human's in the Telling : The Podcast  was made available via socia media.

 

A mellow song for these long winter evenings. Butterfly photos snapped by

 LCB Photography, and edited together with lyrical tricks and flicks

by Robert Blackmore.

 

This recording has the wonderful jazz maestro John Jansson at the piano.

 

Or jump straight to YouTube for more songs  

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'Beautiful and profound' HR lawyer Jonathan Cooper OBE

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Casson is a founding director of TSLR, a new incubation company for a host of artistic and educational projects, and English Cabaret is her production partnership with Tom Blackmore.

 

Follow them @EnglishCabaret 

or click on a logo to visit the sites

and see what's in the pipeline.

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@EnglishCabaret flew the flag for Human Rights during the last week of June

as part of #FlytheFlag70, celebrating 70 years since the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights - an inspiration for the European Convention.

 

Inspired by artist Ai Wei Wei,

they created their own flag 'signatree'

to celebrate the ECHR's 47 member signatories.

Flying the flag for Human Rights

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Follow the words to the lyric video in our Words in Pictures series.

 

Day 1 - You make my heart sing (2) Day 1 - Softly in flurries button