Katy Cawkwell, Storyteller: 0776 246 9059           Exeter, UK


From violent and mysterious beginnings, Perseus emerges with wings on his heels to embark on a hero's journey, dealing death to Medusa and petrifying his enemies with her snaky head.  Katy brings to life this gripping tale of one of the greatest of the Greek heroes.


Suitable for Y6 and above.


Developed in 2012 for the National Gallery, now adapted for a schools audience.  Adult version of the show also available.

Perseus and Medusa

"Her performance was outstanding.  She took everyone along with her; you could have heard a pin drop! "


"I enjoyed being educated and entertained.  Made my day!"


Adult audience members,

National Gallery


"I have had nothing but enthusiasm and praise for the whole day... the year 9 and 10 pupils enjoyed your Perseus story, a lot of them commenting that it was good to hear the earlier and later parts of the story either side of the well known Medusa section"


School performance feedback