Wounds and wasteland: Arthurian tales for adults
Four storytellers, four fragments of Arthurian legend that reflect, connect, contradict and leave vital questions in the air.
Lisa Schneidau tells Healing the Wasteland. A fool is fated to discover a great truth. He’s on the right track, when the land around him is dying. But does he even know the right question to ask?
Helen Wales tells Balin and Balan. Two brothers, one sword and a chance to do good. A story about unintended consequences, the wounds we make when we’re trying to heal and how hard it can sometimes be to do the right thing.
Katy Cawkwell tells Arthur and Mordred. He’s slept with his sister. He can’t trust his son. The fake news is getting out of control. Cracks in the kingdom are widening and things are falling apart…
Ronnie Conboy tells The King Under The Hill. Somewhere underfoot, in the quiet dark, sleeps the hope of a nation. A young man walks a lonely road with an unexpected friend. Maybe there’s no such thing as magic: it’s just knowing where to look.
Lisa, Helen, Katy and Ronnie are four storytellers living in the south-west with roots that
stretch across the islands of Britain. They have told tales in pubs and clubs, at international
festivals and wild firesides, inside burial chambers and on Dartmoor tors. This is their first
Suitable for 12+ years only