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Bewnans Peran [The Life of St Piran] celebrates the life and deeds of the patron saint of Cornwall, Saint Piran. It was first commissioned as a promenade piece for the annual St Piran’s Day pilgrimage across the towans at Perranporth.
Alan M. Kent was born in St Austell, Cornwall, in 1967. He is a prize-winning poet, novelist and dramatist and author and editor of a number of works on Cornish and Anglo-Cornish literature, including Inside Merlin’s Cave – A Cornish Arthurian Reader 1000-2000, two anthologies of Anglo-Cornish poetry, Voices from West Barbary and The Dreamt Sea, and an acclaimed translation of the Cornish Mystery play cycle, The Ordinalia. Four of his plays are published by Francis Boutle Publishers: Oogly es Sin, The Tin Violin, A Mere Interlude and Surfing Tommies.