Ben Haggarty is a performance storyteller and a pioneer of the European storytelling revival. For over thirty years he has been performing folktales, fairytales, epics and myths to audiences of adults and of children, in venues ranging from caves to the Carnegie Hall. A walking library of more than three hundred and fifty stories his repertoire includes East European wonder tales, Irish epics, and modern myths such as Frankenstein and the folklore of Der Sandmann. Ben was narrative consultant for Jim Henson’s Storyteller series and was the official storyteller with Yo Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble for ten years. He is Honorary Professor of Storytelling at the Arts University of Berlin, as well artistic director of the legendary Crick Crack Club.