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This summer the inimitable Living Spit are hitting the road from Bristol and heading back to Dorset for two special Artsreach performances of their hilarious rural romp, ‘One Man & His Cow’.

Farmer Trevor has a big problem. Given just months to live, he is faced with the dilemma of which one of his three children to bequeath his beloved farmstead to. Each has their own beguiling qualities and Trevor just can’t choose between them. Then one fateful night in the cowshed, help arrives from the most unlikely of sources…

This hilarious rural romp features a multitude of agricultural antics and farmyard frolics, all told with homespun charm and wit and entirely in rhyme and song.

Artsreach Co-Director Kerry Bartlett said:
“We first presented this show in five rural pubs back in 2014, and retoured it twice in 2018, each time attracting a capacity audience. We can’t welcome Stu and Ian to Dorset this summer to present a revamped version of this hilarious rural story – it’s still one of our favourite Living Spit shows!”

Catch Living Spit performing live in Cranborne Memorial Hall (01725 517028) on Friday 12 May, and Studland Village Hall (01929 450587) on Saturday 27 May.

Suitable for ages 10+, audiences can expect mild dodgy language and several terrible puns. Further information and tickets are available from 01747 213203 or online at

Howard Coggins, who wrote the show and created the role of Trevor way back in 2013 has taken a leave of absence due to sickness. The part of Trevor will be played by actor, theatre-maker, composer and musician Ian Harris. For over 25 years Ian has toured across the UK, to the West End and Broadway. This is his first show for Living Spit.

Friday 12 May, 7:30pm. Cranborne Memorial Hall. 01725 517028
Saturday 27 May, 7:30pm. Studland Village Hall. 01929 450587

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