The Sack of Truth

An Italian folk tale of herding rabbits and three very different kisses

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An Italian folk tale, accompanied by fellow storyteller and harper Peter Wucherpfennig.

My telling is based on the version found in Italian Folktales (Italo Calvino, 1956).

The recording was made at the halbNeun Theater in 2019.


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