An excerpt on Charles Ritchie on the Canadian Encyclopedia blog

Your weekly dose of Stories About Storytellers continues at the Canadian Encyclopedia blog. In this installment, Doug explains why charming diarist and diplomat Charles Ritchie should have been a spy. To read the excerpt, head over to the Canadian Encyclopedia.

(Have you missed the previous excerpts? You can still read the selections on Val Ross, Jack Hodgins, Peter Gzowski, R.D. Symons, James Houston, Morley CallaghanPaul Martin, Barry Broadfoot, Brian Mulroney, Mavis Gallant, Robertson Davies, Alistair MacLeod, Pierre TrudeauStephen Leacock and Alice Munro.)

Stories About Storytellers on stage: Charles Ritchie

Thanks to Candida Paltiel at Mining Stories Productions and her team, we’ll be featuring weekly snippets of Doug’s one-man stage show. In this week’s clip, we see Doug talking about Charles Ritchie.

For upcoming performances of Stories About Storytellers the show, head to the events page. For more on Charles Ritchie, see chapter 11 of Stories About Storytellers.