About the show
Experiments in news and arts with Jude Cowan Montague. For more information see thenewsagents.blogspot.com. This week: Leafing through the pages of street song, pastiche. The creative undercurrent of politics and cultural life that bred alongside rats and fleas in the taverns and open spaces. Investigating the popular enthusiasm for narrative and comedy lyric and their heyday in the seventeenth century. With musical guests Matt Scott and his accordion.