Wit & Wisdom

Roger Jenkins

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Update: 16th Nov 2014

Welcome to my site! I am a Singaporean storyteller who mostly shares traditional Asian stories in a dynamic and entertaining style.  

In this upgraded version of my website I’ve provided

My own telling draws on my experience as  a drama teacher, performing improvised comedy, devising visual theatre with the hearing-impaired, and my love of poetry.

I look forward to being of service to you - as a teller, trainer or resource - whenever you need a story to inform, inspire or celebrate your community or organisation.


New Edition published  8th May 2013

accompanied with a DVD of me reading/performing 27 of

the most popular character monologues

Sample video - Raffles & Farquhar

S$25 including the DVD

A class set (with one copy of the DVD)

$500 for 40 copies


Hey! Do you want to be a Storyteller?

The Story Line is a FREE club! It is a friendly, intimate space to practice your storytelling skills at
Marine Parade Library

(more) October update


Wow - this festival just gets better and better. A very strong line up this year saw me reunite with Jen & Nat Whitman, Uncle Fat from Taiwan (who was with us in Chennai in August) Kak Sue from Perak and Mama Tok from KL ( malaysia knows how to treat and develop its own tellers - unlike Singapore!!)  Beatriz Montero (Spain) was her bubbly dynamic self, and new friends included Alicia Dongjoo (Seoul) and Mathew Friday (from UK via Guangzhou!)  I was thrilled that Hope & Jade (a.k.a Abby L Kahei & Gemia Foo) who I am mentoring, were able to make their debut telling  tandem-style in Mandarin.

I would like to thank you for your fantastic storytelling session yesterday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Primary. I saw what you did and am very impressed. I saw the kids thoroughly enjoyed your session too. I really like the way you
made your session so interactive.
Benson Loo, EyePower Games Pte Ltd,  

9 Sept 2013


for rookie storytellers

conducted by Roger Jenkins for the NLB

Marine Parade Library, 22 Nov @ 1.30pm

You can join this introductory workshop - register now!

This workshop will lead to a more thorough 4 session (total 12 hr) workshop for those keen to opt to develop their skills/interest
to a more advanced level.