King Midas and the Touch of Gold

The classic story of unintended consequences

A warning to all of us to be careful of what we wish for - as true today as it was when Ovid wrote down the old tale two thousand years ago.

The recording was made in Nov. 2016 at my annual performance for halbNeun Theater in Darmstadt.
(My thanks to regular attendee Karsten Christiansen for attending to the camera.)

Disclaimer

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.
Professionally recorded CDs and DVDs are available here.

Do you want to tell this tale?
Go here to read my position on permission to tell

Go here to receive an e-mail notification when new tales are added

Go here for tales to watch

Go here for a list of all tales included on this site

You are a teacher? Read this: Telling stories in the classroom: basing language teaching on storytelling

Want to record your own performances? Here are some suggestions

Top