Butcher’s Tears

A tale which points to the inevitability of suffering but also of how we should respond to it

I was sent the tale by New York storyteller Laura Simms, who in turn had recently heard if from another teller, Loren Niemi. It was a story which immediately spoke to me.
The recording above was made in Decmeber 2012 at my annual Amnesty Internation benefit performance.


The video clips here are all amateur quality, shot in various theatres.

Their intention is just to show the range of my storytelling and give a flavour of a live performance.

Permission is granted for use in non-commercial educational contexts.

The videos are © Richard Martin.

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For those who are teachers: Telling stories in the classroom: basing language teaching on storytelling