are a trio featuring guitar-playing composer, arranger and singer Walter Wray, multi-instrumentalist, poet and composer Steve Halliwell and poet and musician Chris Hardy. Formed in 2009 LiTTLe MACHiNe have performed at literary festivals from York to Dubai. Drawing on three thousand years of poetry – Sappho, Chaucer, Shakespeare, Blake, Byron, Eliot, Larkin and many more – they set classic poems to music and perform them with passion, skill and humour.
‘The most brilliant music and poetry band in the world.’ Carol Ann Duffy
‘They make you laugh and break your heart.’ Gillian Clarke – National Poet of Wales