Sue Casson & The Brannick Academy


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'wonderful inventiveness' JOEY REYNOLDS SHOW NYC


Casson & The Brannick Academy have played at Lauderdale House and The Battersea Barge in London, Don't Tell Mama in New York, and festivals and private parties all over the UK.

They have also appeared together on BBC Radio.

Casson and the multi-talented Chris Brannick alias The Brannick Academy, have made music in a series of guises, since first working together in jazz-based trio Premier Cru (with cellist Catherine Black). Following a successful debut on the Edinburgh Fringe they recorded several sessions for Nightride BBC RADIO 2 as well as hosting a regular Sunday night Speakeasy in London.


Since then they have written and performed music for Alice in Wonderland (British Library/Dreamchild) Talk to Them (Arts Interactive) and songs for Tom Blackmore's  stage play Making History - Intimate Impressions of Nuremberg as well as going out on the road as a cabaret duo.


Chris is a founder member of the internationally renowned percussion quartet ensemblebash and has performed at the BBC Proms. He also writes award winning screenplays, and stage plays, in which he sometimes acts. The latest, Painted Love will be at EdFringe 2018 this August.

All About SCBA

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Witty words, catchy tunes and multi-instrumental virtuosity, this cd tells you everything you ever wanted to know about the boy king with characteristic eccentricity, exuberance and some stonking good tunes.  


Commissioned by Superbreak for the 2007 Tutankhamun exhibition at O2 it was presented to 65,000 visiting clients.

'I sphinx it's a hit!' BBC RADIO KENT

Elegantly Wasted was the first CD to pair Casson's 'clear, haunting voice' with The Academy's 'percussion virtuosity'.

It features the best in English songwriting from the last 80 years alongside Casson's original songs - all distilled into two people, a piano, and a crowded bar's worth of percussion.

'Perfection or someting close to it' BACKSTAGE

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Sue Casson



Brannick Academy