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Kings, Cobras and Carrion: a journey through the stories of Ancient Egypt


Take a journey down the Nile with myths and legends that interweave themes of kingship, slavery, life, death, and rebirth. Alastair’s fascination with the culture of Ancient Egypt began with a visit to the exhibition of Tutankhamen’s treasures at the British Museum in 1972 – dreams of becoming an Egyptologist may have faded, but the love of Egypt’s stories have stayed with him.


On this page you will find a recording of a performance recorded at Three Heads in Well (Surrey Storytellers) on Friday 25 January 2019

Part 1 Words of Praise and Creation

This is a sequence of related stories about tales of creation from Ancient Egypt

Part 2 The Doomed Prince