Mister Anansi

Chris Cobbson
has been a professional storyteller and musician for over 20 years. He has performed storytelling workshops to countless schools and other centres. As a musician he studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama before working with many leading artists from the World Music and Jazz scene as well as theatre. Before moving to Swindon, Chris was the principle African storyteller for the borough of Hounslow. Following one of his workshops, Chris was immediately offered a commission to write a short story for Bagbooks Multisensory Learning. The resulting story 'Kofi and the Magic Shaker' was an instant success and continues to be one of their best sellers.