Richard plays dulcimer and bouzouki on a large selection of the instrumental backing tracks to the spoken word pieces, which he arranged and performed as a duo with his musical collaborator, Mick Tyas.
Richard is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist and instrument maker from County Durham who has been performing traditional music for many years. In 2009, he co-founded acoustic folk trio Tippin The Wink with his wife Sylvia and Mick Tyas, becoming a regular fixture on the North East of England folk club scene.
"Singer Sylvia Doran, has a voice which is both soft and gentle which is particular mesmerizing". (Sophie Stratford, Lancashire Telegraph, 24 Nov 2011).
Jennie is an accomplished musician, as well as a highly-skilled artist, sculptor, community arts practitioner and tutor. Her fiddle playing defines the songs The Leaping Swordsman and Maria's Testimony and greatly enhances "Shoot The Bishop!".