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Neil Hannon is the creator and front man of the orchestral pop group The Divine Comedy. The group's albums are Fanfare for the Comic Muse, Liberation, Promenade, Casanova, a Short album about Love, Fin de Siecle, a Secret History, Regeneration, absent Friends, Victory for the Comic Muse and Bang Goes the Knighthood. He has contributed to the Doctor Who: Original Television Soundtrack and the soundtrack for the film of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy; as well as working with Tom Jones and Ute Lemper, amongst others.
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Swallows And Amazons
Swallows And Amazons
all aboard The Swallow! Follow Captain John and his able crew as they set sail to Wildcat Island on an exotic adventure to encounter savages, capture dastardly pirates and defeat mortal enemies. a new musical for the whole family written especially for Bristol Old Vic, Swallows and amazons is a story of an idyllic era, of endless summer evenings and the beauty of youthful imagination.
adapted by Helen Edmundson from the book by Arthur Ransome. Music And Lyrics by Neil Hannon Aka The Divine Comedy. Published in 1930, Swallows And Amazons was the first in A series of twelve books by Arthur Ransome (1884-1967). Set in 1929 in the Lake District, it tells of the school holiday exploits of the Walker And Blackett children And their sailing dinghies the Swallow And the Amazon.
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