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Mr Corvan’s Music Hall – a fantastic new musical play about the North East’s first music hall superstar
Ned Corvan is being performed at Sunderland Minster on Friday 2nd June at 2.30pm and 7.30pm.
Ned Corvan (1827 – 1865) was a comedian, virtuoso violinist, artist and singer/songwriter of hits including The Cullercoats Fish Lass, Fishermen Hung the Monkey and the first popular protest song Toon Improvement Bill.
Written by Ed Waugh ( Hadaway Harry, Sunday for Sammy, Laffalang, co-writer Maggie’s End, Alf Ramsay Knew my Grandfather, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Durham) and directed by Gareth Tudor Price, it stars Chris Connel ( Pitman Painters, UK tour and Broadway), Jamie Brown ( Culture 2016 Performing Artist of the Year and Rachael McShane ( violinist for multi award-winning folk group Bellowhead.
Refreshments are available at both performances.
Tickets are £15 and are available from the Minster office or the box office 0191 4247788