Black Theatre Live


Camilla & Compella

Jan Blake - one of the leading storytellers, Jan Blake has been performing worldwide for nearly thirty years. Specialising in stories from Africa, the Caribbean, and Arabia, she has a well-earned reputation for dynamic and generous storytelling. She has partnered with a range of blue-chip clients bringing storytelling to audiences at the Royal Opera House, the British Museum, and the British Library.

As well as performing at all the major storytelling festivals, Blake collaborates with the British Council and EFL organisations, facilitating storytelling workshops and leading masterclasses on storytelling as a potent tool for memorable communication and effective teaching. She regularly captivates children with mesmerising stories, working with schools to help enhance pupils