The Cruel Sister

A Scottish folk tale of justice brought by a harp

Read more about the tale and the music here.

The recording was made in 2019 at halbNeun Theater, accompanied by harper Peter Wucherpfennig.

Our next Tales and the Harp performance is 3rd Sept. 2021.


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