Category Archives: Storytelling

Black people don’t DO theatre!

When I first started Toto Tales I shouldn’t have been surprised to find out that I was in fact a genuine bona fide ‘ethnic’. But yup! That is just what I am and will be positioned for quite some time … Continue reading

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African Storytelling on Orkney, the Scottish isles

I was invited up to Orkney to visit some of the local schools as part of Black History Month and so this morning, I packed my props, my stuff, promptly forgot the camera and headed to the airport. I jumped … Continue reading

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Family storytelling at ‘Little Big Rock’

This weekend has been a bank holiday, which means for all the lucky kids in Edinburgh, there has been NO school. Hopefully they will have been occupying themselves with all kinds of wonderfulness. I know that many of them have … Continue reading

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How to create a storytelling show!

Over the next few weeks we are going to be creating a brand new production from scratch, so will be posting some blogs on the process that we go through from idea to performance. So you have a great story … Continue reading

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Scottish TV Interviews Mara Menzies

More interviews!  This time on STV (Scottish Television)! Cheeeeesiiiiiiin’!!! This time with STV’s beautiful Clare Carswell. Watch here And here’s what Clare wrote: “Local story-teller, Mara Menzies is thriving at this year’s Fringe with sold out shows and four star reviews … Continue reading

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