The First Smile

A tale which shows why women smile more than men (complete story, 7 min.)
Told at the 2011 Brüder-Grimm-Märchenfestspiele, Hanau.


I don't know where this great tale comes from. I was sent the skeleton many years ago and it has since just grown into my version.
If you know anything about the tale, I'd love to receive a .

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.
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