© Copyright 2006, Eddie Lawler. All rights reserved.
poet & playwright
Musical: Makin' Light
Words, Music © Eddie Lawler 2003
Makin’ Light tells the true adventures of Blind Jack Metcalf of Knaresborough…
Story - My second “Yorkshire Musical” involves schoolchildren exploring what they mean by “hero”. Makin’ Light is a story of adversity met with energy and optimism and centres on the life of Blind Jack Metcalf of Knaresborough.
Songs - include "Love Knows no Distance", "Let the Light Shine Through" and "Somethings’ Making me Sing."
Cast - for a cast of circa 10 and a chorus of young people. The main characters are Jack Metcalf as a boy, a young and as a older man and
various people from his life.
Duration - circa two hours including interval.
Further Information - a NON-musical version of "Makin' Light" was be broadcast as a Radio Play on Bradford Community Broadcasting in July 2009. Details on News Page.........
Scripts and recordings - are available for serious enquiries.