“Words that are applied glibly to other performers – such as brave, experimental and innovative – apply truly to Tim Ralphs.”
Nell Phoenix, Story Nights Torriano
Tim Ralphs gained much acclaim at “The Young Storyteller of the Year” competition in 2007, and was a British Award for Storytelling Excellence winner in 2012. He has performed all over the place, from the majestic Teutonic castle at Alden Biesen in Belgium to the muddy Shropshire fields of The Festival at the Edge, to the sophisticated theatres of Soho and The Barbican. His audiences find him equally captivating whether they are partaking of some cake in a cafe, sitting spellbound around a fire in the woods, or dancing furiously while he lays down his words over a frenzy of experimental rock.
His stories are drawn from a rich medley of myth and folk tale, but also include live adaptations of absurd texts and wondrous reimaginings of classic fairytale material in evocative urban settings. As an ambassador and advocate for storytelling, Tim’s repertoire reflects the need for the craft to appeal to today’s listeners and tomorrow’s tellers.