Joanne Hogg

Joanne is the lead singer of the Celtic band Iona. She was born in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, the daughter of a Presbyterian minister and a nurse. She studied medicine at Queen’s University Belfast, and following an audition at an arts … Continue reading 

Little Room Archives

Welcome to the Little Room archive pages, where you will find interesting projects, old and unusual news, photographs and the background stories (as well as some of the skeletons in the wardrobe!) of some of our artists and writers. From … Continue reading 

Adrian Plass

Adrian is a poet, writer and journalist who also travels Britain and the wider world reading his poetry and prose, fulfilling engagements both as a public speaker, representative of Compassion International, and entertainer. He has contributed to several Little Room … Continue reading 

Ian Blythe

Growing up in the Nottingham and Derby area, Ian Blythe is an accomplished keyboard player, composer and choral arranger. His love of music and his songwriting work is combined with a busy corporate career in pharmaceuticals. He has shared a … Continue reading 

Phil Baggaley

I am married to Clare, we have a son called William and we hail from Derby, which is where Derby County F.C. come from. I say that because most people think they’re called Derby County nil! I played music from … Continue reading 

Andy Piercy & David Clifton

Andy Piercy and David Clifton have been writing and recording together for over twenty years. They first met whilst working on the pre-production for an EMI  and Warner Chappell album project by Steve Booker, which Andy was  co-producing. David and … Continue reading 

David Clifton

After a childhood filled with music as a choral scholar at Peterborough Cathedral, and studies in ceramics and education at college, David signed first to Red Bus/EMI music, then to PVK records with soul/folk singer Harvey Morgan in Indian Summer. … Continue reading 


This unique Christmas album has become, as reviewer Tom Lennie predicted,  a consistent favourite in many households around the world during the festive season.  The choirs of Peterborough Cathedral, full band, the London Telefilmonic Orchestra, solo singers and instrumentalists and … Continue reading