Famous UK storyteller Godfrey Duncan performs in Ahmedabad.
Famous UK storyteller Godfrey Duncan performs in Ahmedabad.

Famous UK storyteller Godfrey Duncan performs in Ahmedabad.

Famous UK storyteller Godfrey Duncan performs in Ahmedabad.

The British Council is back with The Art of Storytelling India Tour, which started on January 24. As part of this event, well-known storyteller of UK – Godrey Duncan – performed in Ahmedabad recently at the Bhaikaka Auditorium, Institution of Engineers, Law Garden Road followed by a workshop at the British Library.

The programme aims to showcase UK creativity in the area of storytelling to the young learners and adults and introducing them to a new art form and stimulate their creative talent by helping them in developing their listening, comprehension and storytelling skills, enhancing their imagination through creative exploration of stories.

These workshops and performances will be facilitated and run by eminent storytellers, Sarah Rundle, Emily Parish and Godfrey Duncan aka Tuup, who will also be performing at the International Storyteller Festival, New Delhi.

Godfrey Duncan began his career as a performance poet. He has performed in several Asian countries and North and South America in his role as a creative lyricist, poet, percussionist and vocalist with the highly influential dance music collective, ‘Trans global Underground’.

During the event, Godfrey Duncan posed with one and all present during an event. People enjoyed the stories of the famous UK storyteller at the event. Godfrey Duncan was born to Guyanan parents and raised in Acton, West London, Godfrey Duncan aka TUUP began his career as a performance poet. He is truly an elder of the storytelling revival in Britain. His style of total improvisation, fabulous capacity for mimicry and ear for wild story is outstanding. He has traveled the world extensively, telling stories all over Europe and many parts of Africa.