King Erysichthon

An excerpt from a dark and horrifying tale in Ovid’s Metamorphoses

An outline of the story is here.

The story was recorded in April 2011 at seitenweise bookshop, Dormagen, Germany, in a performance arranged with the vhs Dormagen. Unfortunately I did not notice that the camera was placed close to a spotlight which hummed – causing a slight background noise.


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