Man who had No Luck

On 23rd June 2016 the voters of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, a decision popularly known as Brexit.
A fortnight later, in Italy, I told this English folk tale to an audience of British, German and Italian listeners.
(Thanks to Marilyn McPhie who suggested it on the Storytell listserv.

The recording was made on 6th July 2016 at the Libraria Ragazzi bookshop, Imperia, Italy.
The staging, and especially the illumination, were improvised – as is clear from the lighting on the video.


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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.

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