About Daniel Allison

Daniel Allison is a Scottish storyteller, author and podcaster. Equally at home performing in schools, prisons and onstage at global festivals, Daniel has a lyrical and evocative style that breathes new life into ancient tales. 

 Daniel hosts the House of Legends Podcast which features stories told by Daniel and guest storytellers. The podcast has received tens of thousands of downloads from all over the world.

Scottish Myths & Legends, Daniel’s book of traditional Scottish stories, is a USA Today bestseller. Daniel is also the author of The Shattering Sea, the first chapter in an epic fantasy series set in Prehistoric Scotland and rooted in both Scottish & Scandinavian myth (currently FREE on Kindle, Apple Books and Kobo). His collection of Celtic legends, Finn & The Fianna, was published by The History Press in February 2021. 

Current & Upcoming Contributors

Sian Esther Powell

Sian hosts the Celtic Myths & Legends Podcast, a hugely popular podcast exploring the folklore of the six Celtic nations. 

Douglas Mackay

Founder of the Inverness Storytelling Festival, Douglas specialises in using storytelling to connect people to nature. 

Liz Weir MBE

Hailing from Northern Ireland, Liz Weir won the International Story Bridge Award and has received an MBE for her services to arts & education. 

Mara Menzies

Scots-Kenyan storyteller Mara Menzies performs throughout the world, exploring contemporary issues through myth, legend & fantasy.

Fiona Herbert

Award-winning teller Fiona Herbert recently debuted Corryvreckan Inspirraled Tales, a brilliantly subversive exploration of Cailleach tales.

Marion Kenny

Marion is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist who brings exquisite music to her telling. She hails from a long line of Irish storytellers. 

Lisa Schneidau

Lisa is a storyteller, environmentalist and the author of Botanical Folk Tales of Britain & Ireland and Woodland Folk Tales of Britain & Ireland

Michael Harvey

Michael Harvey is one of the leading global storytellers and has created numerous groundbreaking performances. 

Jay Leeming

Jay Leeming is a performance storyteller adept at bringing ancient myths and stories alive through the power of the spoken word.