Photo: Vipul Srivastav

shahnameh   7 Princesses   bag of wonders
…treated to some ancient myths by Xanthe Gresham, an air of contentment fell over the audience – it was the feeling of being taken back to childhood, rediscovering flying carpets, ghosts and wonderful tales of romanceÉ.a really magical experience – the Independent February 2010

Shows for adults include the eclectic Bag of Wonders, a pick and mix of stories from Arabia and Around the Corner and of course, the ever expanding cycle of Goddess Tales.

Theatre performances for families include Snakes and Thunderbolts developed for then Unicorn TheatreSmall Stories and Tall Stories devised for the National Theatre, Shahnameh or the Iranian Book of Kings, performed with master musician Arash Moradi and Indian Tales commissioned by the Victoria and Albert Museum and performed with storyteller Seema Anand.

Xanthe is currently touring the Goddess Tales, described as a series of minor miracles as she morphs from one goddess to another, performed at the Soho Theatre, the Barbican, the National, Northern Stage and the Cheltenham Literature Festival.