World renowned for his playful performances, allow Ben Haggarty to lure you into the richly metaphorical world of a full-blooded fairytale for grown-ups.
Dark, beautiful and startling by turn, this is a story of dreams, initiations and the repayment of debts – a journey from innocence to experience, which delves into a disconcertingly familiar narrative world, complete with bizarre marriages, wild hags, strange companions and magical items that can get you in and out of a lot of trouble.
Ben Haggarty performs with infectious charm and ease – fierce, fast paced, and unashamedly magical.
‘A fresh dose of magic you need in your life’ EVERYTHING THEATRE
‘Bloody brilliant!’ THE TIMES
‘The doyen of Storytellers’ REMOTE GOAT
BEN HAGGARTY is one of the UK’s best-loved contemporary storytellers, renowned for his passionate and physical performances. He tours widely, and has been a guest artist in over one hundred International Storytelling Festivals in 27 countries. He founded the legendary Crick Crack Club, is Honorary Professor of Storytelling at the Arts University of Berlin, and is author of the graphic novel series MeZolith. Ben lives in Bristol with his wife and daughter.
Event photos for The Grateful & the Dead, by Ben Haggarty:
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Fabularium Fairytale Festival - Bernie Spain Gardens, the South Bank London 2015