Three Suitors

A tale in which the woman has the right to choose

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Reading recent phylogenetic research into the age of some folk tales, I came across a reference to The Three Suitors. I have long told it as part of The Silent Princess, but find it works very well on its own.

The recording was made on 21st Jan. 2017 at the International Theater Frankfurt.
(An appropriate tale to tell on the day so many women across the world – in Frankfurt, too – were marching against President Trump.)

More deep tales

The video gallery has become very extensive. So if you would enjoy more tales like this which explore the depths of the human psyche, here are a few suggestions.



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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