Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman

Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman

BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for Best Duo – 2016 & 2013

With their landmark 5th album, ‘Personae’, husband and wife duo Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman introduce us to a host of new characters and stories from their fertile and energetic musical imaginations.

Drawing upon the British folk tradition’s natural backdrops whilst weaving in their own distinct and eclectic flavours, self-penned songs sit comfortably alongside traditional ballads to provide a hugely entertaining and varied evening of music and song.

Listen out for stories of Knights, grizzly murder, giants and even an ancient tortoise!

Twice winners of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for ‘Best Duo’, an evening in the company of this much-loved and highly respected couple is intimate, inclusive, warm and inspiring.

“It’s folk music for the modern age.” – The Telegraph – London

‘These guys are something very special’ – Acoustic Magazine

Reviews for Latest Album ‘Personae’

“They have reached a peak with ‘Personae’, a fine and accessible album built on firm foundations of skilful songwriting, world-class arrangements and performances.” – Folk Radio UK

“Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman exude class-Kathryn’s dramatic piano & haunting vocals supported by Sean’s skilful guitars & deft production -this is another excellent album from a duo right at the top of their game” * * * * – Rock n Reel

“Another exquisite collection from the twice winners of the Folk Awards Best Duo and one which could easily see them lining up to bag a hat trick” – Louder Than War

“One of the very best folk duos (of any era) ; This album is their career best” – Newcastle Chronicle

“While they continue to produce albums of this stature, Kathryn and Sean need have no fear of losing their reputation as one of the most assured & entertaining duos on the folk scene” – fRoots

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