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Fairytales for Grown-ups at The Forge

The Crick Crack Club have been programming the best performance storytelling for adults since 1987, when they held a weekly packed-out club at Kentish Town’s pub The Assembly House. Since then The Crick Crack Club have held clubs at Southbank Centre and The Barbican, expanded nationally, and currently has clubs at Soho Theatre and Rich […]

The White Bear King – storytelling performance for children

My first performance as Artist in Residence  at The Swedenborg Society will be a Christmas performance for children aged 6 and upwards on Saturday 10th December at 2.00pm at Swedenborg Hall. The White Bear King is a mysterious and magical Scandinavian wonder tale. It has a polar bear and a princess, trickery and trolls, frost and fire. […]

Night Visit – artist in residence at The Swedenborg Society

Emanuel Swedenborg (1688 -1772) was a scientist, inventor, traveler, philosopher, theologian, visionary and mystic. The Swedenborg Society explore his ideas by hosting inspiring lectures, exhibitions, performances and screenings. They have a bookshop and library, and print diverse literature linked to Swedenborg. My grandparents were interested in spiritualism, mysticism, and the ideas of Swedenborg. They passed on […]


How do you get an audience in the right mood to listen to a story? 40 Winks is a house that was built in 1717.  David Carter has transformed it into a magical hotel, and an occasional venue for wonderful events. For his ‘Bedtime Stories’ the audience change into nighties and pyjamas, and clutching their […]