John Tams & Barry Coope
Cutty Sark, Greenwich.
John Tams and Barry Coope return to Cutty Sark for another night celebrating six decades of musicianship.
John Tams and Barry Coope are a unique collaboration, described by the Borderline Club as "rich, powerful and full".
John is a multi award-winning composer of music for the hit stage show War Horse and the TV series Sharpe. His musical career extends back to the Muckram Wakes, taking in the Albion Band and Home Service as well as solo albums.
Barry Coope is a gifted accompanist and singer, formerly of Coope, Boyes and Simpson, the celebrated acapella trio celebrated throughout the UK and Europe.
They are former winners of the BBC Folk Awards Duo of the Year and together they bring experience, new writing and tradition to their humorous and captivating performances.
Described by Mojo magazine as “one of the ultimate British songwriters”, John Tams has had a career spanning six decades in every medium.
Tams and Coope return to the Michael Edwards Studio Theatre, inside the Lower Hold of Cutty Sark, for the second year in a row as part of Cutty Sark Theatre's Autumn Season of Folk Stories.
"Go and see them. John Tams is a National Treasure. They are brilliant." -BBC Radio 2