1lb of unconventional birth stories from anywhere (China, India, Greece and Denmark – whatever is fresh and available); Generous Sprinklings of Taoist, Confusionist, Shamanic, Platonic and Vedic philosophy; pinch of salt; zest…


In folktale and mythology, rocks, soap, flowers, numbers and pumpkins all swell and spawn.  Buddha Babies is a baby shower of stories featuring unconventional births, performed by fabulous storyteller & madwife Xanthe Gresham Knight.

Directed by Kathy Hammad.



XANTHE GRESHAM is a storyteller with a distinctive, physical, performance style, who delights in the absurd and preposterous. Alongside performances in theatres and art centres, she works as a storyteller for Holland Park and The Chelsea Physic Garden and lectures on Storytelling Drama at the University of East London. Xanthe has performed in Festivals, schools and libraries in the UK, Ireland, France, Slovenia, Holland, Switzerland and New Zealand.

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