Calum Lykan

Calgary, Alberta, CA

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Calum Lykan

Vocal Skills

Languages

English (Scottish)

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Accents

Celtic, Scottish, Scottish (Edinburgh), Scottish (Glaswegian), Scottish (Lowland, Broad Scots), Scottish (Standard Scottish English)

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Voice Ages

Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+)

Categories

Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television

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Studio

Microphone

Rode NT1-A

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About

Overview

I love to tell stories, it's my passion and my world. And what I love most is a challenge, give me a theme, a concept an emotion and then give me a second till a story springs to mind.

That is the best way to tell a tale.

Life needs breathed into the stories and with each new telling they take flight and form.

I've told stories in a wealth of locations from libraries, schools, community centers, public houses, theaters, festivals, the streets, in distant lands and even in ancient Redwood Forests and loved ever minute of ever experience.

I was born and raised in Ayrshire in the heart of Burns country growing up surrounded by the stories from this rich and beautiful area. And like the Bard I moved to Edinburgh (not on the back of a donkey but in a Fiat Panda....I reckon he had a smoother ride) to develop as a professional Storyteller and Tour Guide, becoming a regular contributor at such nights as Cafe Voices and The Guid Crack.

And that wasn't enough. Early in my career I formed The Burgh Blatherers Group, a development group for new and up and coming storytellers in Edinburgh. The idea was to give the opportunity to test out stories and build confidence telling to groups of people. This group I am happy to say is still running and although I have handed over the running of it, due to a busy schedule and travel, I am still a member and attend meetings whenever possible.

These days you can find me telling out of Calgary, Alberta all the way over in Canada where I perform at Fringes and local historical events.

Scottish and Irish folk tales and legends, Norse and Greek myths, tales from Europe, Asia, America are just some of the stories I love to tell.

Traditional Scottish Folk & Fairy Tales
Historical Tales
Whisky Tales
Russian Folk and Fairy Tales
Celtic Tales
Norse Saga’s and Stories
Greek & Roman
Tree stories
Animal stories
Tales from the Ocean
Pirate Tales of High Adventure and Skullduggery
Halloween Tales
Ghosts and ghouls
Christmas Stories
Historical Walks and Tours
Ghost Walks and Tours

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Experience

Scottish Storyteller with a wealth of vocal and performance experience.

I've done events for the Disney Group, performed at Fringe Festivals and have recorded my own audio Cd's.

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