Jan Reynolds and The Devil
Crash! And the church steeple crumbles to dust. Parishioners – dead! The sermon – a write off.
This episode raises many questions. Is James Shakeshaft folklore’s answer to Quenetin Taratantino? Was The Great Thunderstorm of Widecombe-in-the-Moor the work of ball lightning, or the Devil himself? Can the loreboys go a full episode without a Bowie impression?
(Sadly, only one of those questions is answered. And the answer is: no, of course not.)
The Loremen are Alasdair Beckett-King & James Shakeshaft.
Featured image from the two Widecombe tracts (1638), reprinted 1905 by James G. Commin.
Music from La Lettre De Manon Valse played by Megone’s Orchestra, 1905.