Tales of Murder & the Supernatural

Colin King


Region:
West Midlands
Notice Period:
Regular (more than one month's notice)
Type:
storyteller
Fee:
Paid: £70 negotiable for small groups
Category:
Uncategorised
Updated:
23rd November 2017
Tagged:
Murder | Tales | Crime | Ghosts

Some old tales of murders and supernatural occurrences mostly from the Midlands. A man who appeared to have poisoned his wife, four children and two friends, a farm worker killed in a mysterious manner, murders and ghostly appearances at the time of Shakespeare in Stratford on Avon, the strange girl on a Leicester bus etc etc. Mysterious and spooky.

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About Colin King

For 26 years Colin was a science teacher at a special school for visually impaired and physically disabled pupils. After retiring from full-time teaching Colin was employed by the local education authority to support pupils to whom English was a second language. Part of his job was also to take storytelling sessions in schools and at festivals.

During the past 20 years Colin has presented more than 250 storytelling events in over 180 schools, libraries, village halls, festivals, over 50s clubs, Women's institutes, Probus and even a prison.

As well as teaching in schools Colin has worked as a research chemist for ICI in Edinburgh and as a university lecturer in Jamaica.

Originally from County Down in Ireland Colin has lived in Canada, Scotland, and Jamaica and spent some time with the Maya people in Mexico.


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