Tea Time with HRH The Cowardly Lion

The Cowardly Lion of Oz always wanted the courage to be king. With Dorothy's help, he found it and became king of the forest. On a day when a reporter comes to tea, tourists on safari keep interrupting the interview. Finally, The Cowardly Lion has to take a stand he never expected.

This short work was inspired by my time in southern Africa and the ongoing tragic news of the declining numbers...
The Cowardly Lion of Oz always wanted the courage to be king. With Dorothy's help, he found it and became king of the forest. On a day when a reporter comes to tea, tourists on safari keep interrupting the interview. Finally, The Cowardly Lion has to take a stand he never expected.

This short work was inspired by my time in southern Africa and the ongoing tragic news of the declining numbers of lions across the African continent, captured in headline events like the killing of the majestic lion Cecil in Zimbabwe two years ago and more recently the killing of Cecil's cub Xanda.
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Tea Time with HRH The Cowardly Lion