Shipwright and the Witches

An English tale of mathematics and how Jack escape the gallows while building a ship for the king of England

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This recording was made at an evening performance at my old school, Edith-Stein-Schule in Darmstadt. 

Watch me telling the same tale in German to an enthusiastic primary school class.


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