Murder at the Grange
Robb Johnson and his Irregulars present
A dead man in a locked room in a house full of secrets on Christmas morning.
Featuring Roger Stevens (narrator), Sian Allen (trumpet & vocals, John Forrester (double bass, vocals), Fae Simon, (vocals), and Robb Johnson (archtop electric guitar, vocals).
Robb's new show is designed for arts centres and small theatres with an easy stage set up, it's ideal for one-nighters.
The soundtrack album will be available on Irregular Records
"A cracker of a show... a delightful extravaganza and a uniquely dark and different wat to celebrate the winter season. The on-stage chemistry between the artists was a joy to behold, they were obviously having as much fun as the audience, who responded rapturously." - David Pratt - Folk Radio
"It was a brilliant night. What a lovely early Christmas present." - Audience member.
"The story line was hilarious, set to up-beat Christmas music. A brilliant night out, highly recommended." - BBC Radio Sussex
Robb Johnson is widely recognised as one of the UK’s finest songwriters. “An English original”, (Robin Denselow, The Guardian) ... “one of our best singer-songwriters ever” (Mike Harding). He gigs in the UK, Belgium, Germany & the USA, & his songs are covered by many singers, from folk legend Roy Bailey to acclaimed cabaret diva Barb Jungr, & he enjoys a similarly diverse spectrum of critical acclaim – “a modern-day Dostoyevsky” said the US’s Dirty Linen, Mojo made the double CD Gentle Men Folk Album Of The Month, while The Daily Telegraph made it their Folk Album Of 1998, & Tony Benn said Johnson’s “Winter Turns To Spring” was his favourite song.
What they say about Robb...
"Britain's finest songwriter since Richard Thompson"- Venue
"Love songs as touching as the political material is sharp." - Red Pepper
"The real deal when it comes to songwriting" - Mike Harding, BBC Radio2
“One of this country’s most important songwriters (no argument!)” -(fRoots)
"There is no songwriter to compare with Robb Johnson operating in the UK" - R2
See Robb's own website for a full gig-list.
Fri 1st December
Fri 8th December
Sat 9th December
Sun 17th December
Wed 20th December
NOW BOOKING FOR DECEMBER 2024