‘A compelling storyteller’ 5 stars, The Guardian
‘Crampton has a great voice that entices and explains. He pulls the audience in like a magical toyshop owner. He has some joy and sorrow that he cannot keep to himself.’ Folk Phenomena
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THE TRANSPORTS is going well. I wrote new narration for this famous set of folk ballads, which was a delight to tour with The Young’uns, Faustus, Nancy Kerr, Rachael McShane and Greg Russell.
In January we enjoyed full houses and standing ovations nationwide. The Guardian gave us Five Stars and you can hear me talking about the show on BBC R4 Front Row. In August we brought the show to 4,000 people at Shrewsbury Folk Festival in August, and we’ve recorded the show for a special Radio 3 Evening Concert, for early 2018. Our album comes out in January to co-
I’ve joined forces with David Eagle of The Young’uns in a very silly duo called MUDDLING THROUGH. I also perform music hall solo and with concertina genius Michael Hebbert.
I’ve started storytelling in schools and performing music hall in care homes. Do get in touch if you’d like to book me.
Human Cargo with Jeff Warner
Touring Spring 2018
OTHER AUDIO & VISUAL EXCITEMENTS
2017 PAST APPEARANCES
Tue 27 June, Edinburgh
Human Cargo solo show & Scotland book launch.
Thursday 20 July, Horseshoe EC1R 0AG
Debut music duo with David Eagle.
30 August, recording The Transports for broadcast on BBC Radio Three.
York Rise Street Fair
Sat 11 Sept, London NW5
The London Lubbers perform a set.
Sat 24th Sept. The London Lubbers perform Human Cargo at the Nest Collective’s Shanty Sessions