"Become aware what is in you. Announce it, pronounce it, produce it and give birth to it." - Meister Eckhart

13 August 2013

Teller and the Tale with actor and storyteller Ray Armstrong

This week my guest on the Teller and the Tale is actor and storyteller Ray Armstrong. Now in his 70s Ray lives in the Findhorn Community where he still takes an active role in organising theatrical productions, readings and taking visitors on tours of the Community.

Ray shares his memories of childhood, his dreams of living like Tarzan in the Norfolk forests, and his many years of working in the theatre including the famous Royal Shakespeare Company. Ray has a captivating voice and you won't want to miss him share his love of traditional tales.

Catch Ray on Blues and Roots Radio tonight at 8pm (EST) or 1am in the UK and again on Friday at 4pm (EST) or 9pm for our UK listeners. If you miss the programme you can catch up on Saturday when the programme will be uploaded to my site here (click on the 'Radio' link).

I'll be featuring other storytellers from the Findhorn Community in the weeks to come as well as other storytellers from around Scotland. Don't miss the Teller and the Tale on Blues and Roots Radio.

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