Yokki and the Parno Gry (based on an original O’Neill family tale)

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Richard O’Neill and Katharine Quarmby Storyteller Richard O’Neill brings his family history to life with this beautifully illustrated gem of a storybook begs to be read aloud. A Romani folktale, it tells of a magical horse, Parno Gry, that swoops in and takes children on trips to faraway, welcoming lands. Yokki is a young boy who tells stories about Parno …

Richard O’Neill, Storyteller, Author & Playwright

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company 18th profile will be of Richard O’Neill Richard O’Neill is an internationally acclaimed performance Storyteller, Author and Playwright. He was born and brought up in large traditional, fully nomadic Romani Gypsy family, travelling throughout the North of England and Scotland. His roots are also to be found in the coal mining communities of the …

Frances Roberts-Reilly, Filmmaker, Poet, Storyteller & Harpist

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company 7th profile will be of Frances Roberts-Reilly. Frances Roberts-Reilly, filmmaker, poet, storyteller, harpist, is of Romany origins through the direct line of Abram Wood, the Welsh Romichal family of musicians and storytellers. A notable family based in North Wales and Newtown where her three times great grandfather, John Roberts was renowned for his musicianship …