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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November 2020 

marks the joint anniversaries of the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials (75) and the European Convention on Human Rights (70)

 

A programme of commemorative performances is presently on hold, but you can hear a podcast, and the newly released recording now.

A filmed recording and book will be available at the end of August. Visit THE HUMAN'S IN THE TELLING for more details.

 

To celebrate the launch of the new recording of Dreams of Peace & Freedom, Casson is sharing a song from the cycle each Monday on Twitter.

 

This week Part VI- Now God be Thanked

a free setting of Rupert Brooke's War Sonnet I - Peace, which expresses a pivotal moment in David Maxwell Fyfe's career - the cross-examination of Goering at the Nuremberg Trials.

 

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Having looked at the way the histories that shaped David Maxwell Fyfe defined the development of Dreams of Peace & freedom, in a companion blog

Sue Casson explores how the histories of the newest generation of his family have characterized The Humans in the Telling  .

- click the button below to read it now

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English Cabaret is a production partnership

with Tom Blackmore.

Follow them @EnglishCabaret

 

Casson is a founding director of TSLR,

an incubation company for a host of projects.

 

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and find out more.

 

English Cabaret's tour of commemorative performances, has been postponed for now, but on 21st October the filmed recording and ebook of The Human's in the Telling goes live online.

 

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Now Autumn's here - explore these lyric videos.  

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Day 4 - Wishes to catch and come true MusicalTalk #VirtualEdFringe2020 MusicalTalk - The UK's Independent Musical Theatre

Hear Sue Casson talk to Thos Ribbits about the new recording, David Maxwell Fyfe's post war legacy, and why his story is important today.

"A magnificent work by Sue Casson about freedom, democracy, liberty."

"A beautiful rich tapestry"

Day 3 - All your dreams can come true Day 3 - All your dreams can come true Day 1 - You make my heart sing (2) THINT countdown - 4 weeks