A Band Called Quinn release album The Beggar’s Opera, on Tromolo Records.

The album is a collection of songs written for award winning theatre company Vanishing Point’s futuristic update of John Gay’s 18th Century classic which the band toured Britain in last year.

Crime author and Rebus creator Ian Rankin has written sleevenotes for the album and the band have three tracks featured on forthcoming BBC3 drama Lip Service out this Autumn.