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“The Red Lantern” included in Calm app sleep stories

The Calm app has included one of the stories from Richard Hamilton’s The Last Storytellers in the app. Richard recorded the story specially and users of the app can now listen to The Red Lantern. When I recorded The Last Storytellers for Calm’s Sleep Stories collection, the producers asked me to read it quite softly … Continue reading »

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The House of Stories

Richard’s latest project is the House of Stories – a collection of videos of traditional storytellers from all over the world. Following on from The Last Storytellers, which aimed to preserve traditional tales from Morocco, the House of Stories hopes to do the same for endangered folk tales, legends and myths across the globe. Its … Continue reading »

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Marrakech Arts Festival February 2014

) Richard speaking at the Marrakech Arts Festival February 2014

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Global Business Policy Council

In June 2013 Richard read stories from his book to delegates attending the prestigious Global Business Policy Council in Marrakech

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Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival 2013

Richard presented his book at the Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival in March 2013    

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BBC website article

Can the art of storytelling be preserved? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-15091860

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Wanderlust competition

Wanderlust competition http://www.wanderlust.co.uk/magazine/competitions/win-richard-hamiltons-the-last-storytellers

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From Our Own Correspondent – The story-tellers of Marrakesh

It was while working as BBC correspondent in Morocco that Richard Hamilton first became intrigued by the storytellers of Marrakesh. Read the original 2007 report from the BBC’s From Our Own Correspondent.

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The Last Storytellers: Tales from the Heart of Morocco by Richard Hamilton

Richard Hamilton‘s first book The Last Storytellers: Tales from the Heart of Morocco (2011) is published by I.B. Tauris. Available from Amazon The Last Storytellers: Tales from the Heart of Morocco

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Richard Hamilton interview

Richard Hamilton was interviewed by Nicholas Walton for the New Books Network on 9th September 2011. The interview is available to listen to via the following link. Richard Hamilton interview

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