About John Tams

John Tams described by Mojo as "one of the ultimate British songwriters" has had a career spanning four decades in every medium. A member of the Albion Band and Home Service he is perhaps best known for his work at the National Theatre and as Rifleman Daniel Hagman in the Sharpe television series. He is a five times winner of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. You can listen to John on his MYSPACE page or on FACEBOOK

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John Tams to Perform at the Festival of Remembrance

John is to perform before Her Majesty the Queen and a television audience of 57 million, at the Royal Albert Hall, this coming Saturday, November 8th. Broadcast live from the Royal Albert Hall, he is honoured to pay his own tribute to the men and women who gave so much and made such a sacrifice. In addition you can hear John talking to Mark Radcliffe on BBC Radio 2 this Wednesday (November 5th) between 7 and 8pm about his role in the Great War Radio Ballads. John is currently working as an Executive Consultant on Treasure Island, the National Theatre's Christmas Show, alongside Leicester's Roger Wilson as Shantyman.


January 23rd 2009

John was delighted to be made an Honorary Doctor of Letters by his home county university, the University of Derby, presented by His Grace, the Duke of Devonshire.

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John Tams Presents

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John's next appearence:
30/Jan/15 - Sheldonian
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