Arctic Stories

Four daily winter stories.

Episodes

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01Audun's Tale2000010420001112

Translated from the Icelandic sagas by Hermann Palsson and read by Brian Blessed. Audun gambles everything when he leaves his homeland to travel the world.

02Adventures With A Dog And A Glacier2000010520001119

By John Muir, read by Henry Goodman. Caught in an ice storm on a windswept alaskan glacier, one man and a dog fight for their lives.

03The Sailor Boy's Tale2000010620001126

By Isak Dinesen, read by Barbara Flynn. The magical ways of the Lapps save a young boy's life.

04 LASTThe Bear Hunt2000010720001203

By Leo Tolstoy, read by Anton Lesser.

In the depths of a RUSSIAn winter, the hunt for a bear unfolds in a dramatic way.

Translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude.