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Thieves' Competition

(two performances)

In this Middle-Eastern tale, often told as a Nasruddin story, three men show off their trickery.

The above recording was made in December 2013 at my annual benefit performance for Amnesty International in Darmstadt.

But a few weeks earlier I had told the story for the first time, at a performance in Bietigheim. I am including that recording below because next summer I intend to use the two performances as a comparison exercise in a three-day workshop in Innsbruck. To me it seems clear that this was the first time I'd ever told the tale (it does not flow), yet there are some positive features about the performance.


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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