Squire’s Bride

A Norwegian folk tale which shows what happens when a man of a certain age begins to think of marrying a pretty young girl (9 min. of the story)

This folk tale is from the wonderful 19th-century Norwegian collection by Asbjørnsen and Moe.


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