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Kate Rusby

Kate Rusby was born on December 1, 1973 in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Eve and the Fire Horse
Heartlands Composer
Clatterford Composer


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 2013 Doctors (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Manning Up (2013) ... (performer: "You Belong to Me" - uncredited)
 2010 November Christmas (TV Movie) (music: "The Wild Goose" - uncredited) / (performer: "The Wild Goose" - uncredited)
 2009 Southern Softies (Documentary) (performer: "Elfin Knight") / (writer: "Elfin Knight")
  Clatterford (TV Series) (2 episodes, 2008) (performer - 14 episodes, 2006 - 2009) (music - 10 episodes, 2006 - 2009) (arranger - 4 episodes, 2006 - 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Ladies in Lavender (2009) ... ("Falling", "Underneath the Stars", uncredited) / (arranger: "The White Cockade" - uncredited) / (music: "The Blind Harper", "The Good Man" - uncredited) / (performer: "The White Cockade", "Underneath the Stars", "The Good Man" - uncredited)
- New Beginnings (2009) ... ("Sir Eglamore", uncredited) / (arranger: "The White Cockade" - uncredited) / (music: "The Blind Harper" - uncredited) / (performer: "The White Cockade" - uncredited)
- Dinner Party (2009) ... ("Young James", "Daughter of Megan", "Sir Eglamore", uncredited) / (arranger: "The White Cockade" - uncredited) / (performer: "The White Cockade" - uncredited)
- Working from Home (2009) ... ("Young James", uncredited) / (music: "The Good Man", "The Blind Harper" - uncredited) / (performer: "The Good Man", "Young James" - uncredited)
- Easter (2009) ... ("Polly", uncredited) / (performer: "Kooks", "Polly" - uncredited)
  How Music Works (TV Series documentary) (arranger - 1 episode, 2006) (performer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Melody (2006) ... (arranger: "The Wild Goose") / (performer: "The Wild Goose")
 2005 Eve and the Fire Horse (performer: "Underneath the Stars") / (writer: "Underneath the Stars")
 2004 World Tour of New Zealand (TV Series documentary short) ("Wandering Soul") / (performer: "Wandering Soul")
 2002 Heartlands ("The Sleepless Sailor", "I Wonder What is Keeping My True Love This Night", "The Fairest of All Yarrow", "Sweet Bride") / (performer: "The Sleepless Sailor", "I Wonder What is Keeping My True Love This Night", "The Fairest of All Yarrow", "Sweet Bride")
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 2006-2009 Clatterford (TV Series) (19 episodes)
- New Beginnings (2009)
- Missing Persons (2009)
- Dinner Party (2009)
 2002 Heartlands
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 2008 Clatterford (TV Series)
Wedding Reception Singer
- Episode #2.6 (2008) ... Wedding Reception Singer (uncredited)
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 2011 Wonders of the Universe (TV Mini-Series documentary) (musician - 1 episode)
- Falling (2011) ... (musician - uncredited)
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 2010 Breakfast (TV Series)
Herself - Folk Singer
- Episode dated 8 December 2010 (2010) ... Herself - Folk Singer
 2006 Top of the Pops (TV Series)
- Episode dated 4 June 2006 (2006) ... Herself
 2006 The Prince's Trust 30th Birthday: Live (TV Movie documentary)
Herself - Performer
 2002 Heartlands
 2001 Later... With Jools Holland (TV Series)
- Episode #17.6 (2001) ... Herself
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 2006 Folk Britannia (TV Series documentary)
- Between the Wars (2006) ... Herself

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Other Works:

Appears alongside John Tams on "Over the Hills and Far Away: The Music of Sharpe," the soundtrack CD for the Sharpe's series of films. Rusby performs two songs on the recording: "The Collier Recruit" and "Broken-Hearted I Will Wander," neither of which appears in any of the Sharpe's films.

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5' 0½" (1.54 m)

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Born into a family of Folk musicians; during her childhood, she performed with her parents at many folk festivals. See more »

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