Tom Blackmore was educated at Winchester College and Keble College, Oxford University. He has spent thirty-five years exploring ideas and telling stories that challenge preconception, delighting in working with writers and performers of excellence.
Sue Casson is a writer of music and lyrics, and a singer of songs.
She has played and sung on BBC radios 2, 3 and 4, and SKY TV
and written music for BBC TV. Visit suecasson.co.uk to hear more.
A Vivian Ellis Prize finalist, her musical adaptation, with
Tom Blackmore, of Oscar Wilde's The Happy Prince
has toured nationwide, with a cast recording on CD (Dress Circle), whilst Tutankhamun All Wrapped Up, recorded with The Brannick Academy, has sold over 65,000 copies.
Lily sang with Southwark Cathedral's Girls' Choir for 7 years, her time with them inspiring the score for Dreams of Peace & Freedom. Credits with the choir include appearances on BBC Radio 3 and BBC 1, and at the Royal Albert and Festival Halls. With English Cabaret she has played Pandora in The Happy Prince in Edinburgh, Dublin and London, as well as combining her twin passions for singing and baking into her cabaret persona, English Singing Baker. A keen photographer, Lily has taken many of the stills for Dreams of Peace & Freedom
For the last 8 years with English Cabaret, Robert has been learning his craft while creating and developing new work, both onstage and online. He has acted, filming and editing for English Cabaret YouTube channel, including making films for a woman, a piano and English Singing Baker. He has enjoyed being part of the collaboration finding a new way of telling the story of David Maxwell Fyfe, with music, lyrics and images as well as playing his great grandfather, in Dreams of Peace & Freedom and in the accompanying film The Human's in the Telling.
The Humans' in the Telling is a TSLR project in partnership with English Cabaret.
English Cabaret acts as brand and promoter for TSLR's theatre, concerts and other live events. English Cabaret is in addition TSLR's shop, with downloads and CDs available. Click logos to visit the sites.