Mary and her Sheep

A tale which shows it is possible for a husband and wife to live happily together

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This is a story I first heard told by Billy Teare, a teller from Northern Ireland. Billy tells me it is an Ethiopian folk tale.


The video clips here are all amateur quality, shot in various theatres, or – as here – in my home studio..

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