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Richard O'Neill

Richard O'Neill - storyteller


Richard O'Neill is a sixth generation master storyteller and author from the Romany tradition. His all original stories, books and plays are Inclusive, inspiring, funny, traditional and contemporary, with strong themes of inclusion, identity, community and ecology.

He visits around 100 schools a year delivering workshops and performances across the key stages,he also delivers storytelling skills training for educators everywhere from universities to the UK's leading museums including the Imperial War Museum.

His skills at encouraging children's reading and writing have been rewarded with a National Literacy Hero award and an outstanding from Ofsted.

Richard believes that storytelling is for everyone so he has stories and workshops for every age and he loves working with EAL and SEN pupils. His latest book 'Yokki and the Parno Gry' has been called 'A perfect reminder about the power of imagination' by the Sunday Times.

Works with

14-16 (KS4), 11-14 (KS3), 7-11 (KS2), 5-7 (KS1), 3-5 (EYFS 2), 0 to 3 (EYFS 1)


Per half day (including VAT) £200.00
Per day (including VAT) £350.00

Travel and other costs: 40p per mile. Budget overnight accommodation if necessary


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