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In the 1980s Sue Casson was one of the slate of songwriters who contributed a topical song to Stop the Week on BBC Radio 4.
In the 1990s she teamed up with Simon Rae to set a number of his satirical Saturday Poems from the Guardian, structuring a number of them into a Requiem, a revue which was performed in Edinburgh and London in1996.
In 2013 a selection of Casson's songs and those born of the Rae collaboration were assembled and performed as Albion Forlorn.
This remains the title for our political and satirical work, which we revisit at regular intervals.
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'Thoughtful, clever and wistful but never maudlin!'
Further productions planned
IN THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE
The story so far
'A torch song for the state we're in'
Played a three-week run at
C Aquila during the
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Photos of Albion by Sarah Morton
Underneath comforting melodies, the canny songwriter can smuggle in discomforting lyrics
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