"John was an inspiration and captivated all our children with his vivid imagination and exciting approach to both telling and planning stories. Two very enjoyable days that stimulated some wonderful work on designing and creating characters."
(Sarah Blower, Wednesfield Village Primary School, Wolverhampton)
Welcome to the Storyjohn website
I'm a writer and storyteller living in Wolverhampton in the
West Midlands of the UK. I work a lot in education
and the wider community, and have also written extensively
for theatre, corporate film and BBC Radio. I used to
be an actor, but the arrival of two children changed all
At the moment, this site is about several things, including:
My work as a writer and storyteller in education
My work as a writer and storyteller in the wider community
My work as a performer.
Just follow the menu buttons to navigate.
Read about John’s verse contribution to
a historical monument in
Now booking for primary schools:
John Edgar’s Big Story
Now booking for 2016, and marking the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, John’s Shakespeare programme for KS 2-4, The Player’s Tale
Check John’s availability via the diary page.
Check out John’s latest show for grown-ups, Tales From a Friend of a Friend
Breton Tales After Dark is also available for bookings. Visit the Breton Tales After Dark website.