7.30pm, Brigsteer Village Hall, LA8 8AL
A fierce tale of a remarkable virgin hunter and devotee of Artemis who sure as hell doesn’t want to have anything to do with men…
This provocative story is the latest episode from Greek Mythology to get Ben Haggarty’s ‘Myth Unleashed’ treatment. Here the veneers of classical civilisation are stripped away and the challenging, and truly awesome, implications of the tales are made clear.
Spend a night in the company of bears, centaurs, warriors and gods….
(Not suitable for under 14s)
BEN HAGGARTY is a world-class performance storyteller, whose work delights and subverts audiences across the English-speaking world. A master of improvisation, he is internationally respected for his playful, physical and challenging performances of stories inspired by international fairytales, folk tales, myth and epic, in venues that have ranged from caves to the Carnegie Hall.
‘I was spellbound – I don’t use the word lightly’
‘The Nick Cave of storytelling’
‘Haggarty tells his stories with enormous gusto and relish…’
‘Haggarty’s telling is an adroit mix of the imposingly epic and the reassuringly rhythmic, tempered by a twinkle that admits to the story’s heightened nature without mocking it…’