Cornish Tales

Series of folk tales from Penwith in Cornwall, told by local people intercut with a range of opinion on the origins of this ancient material.

All this week the afternoon story goes to Penwith in Cornwall to seek out stories of giants, little people, wild spirits, mermAIDS, smugglers and pirates.

What follows is an intoxicating mix of tale told by local people intercut with a range of opinion on the origins of this ancient material.

Episodes

SeriesEpisodeFirst
Broadcast
Comments
20061210

Stories of the myths and legends from the Penwith peninsula in Cornwall.

1/5.

A tale about the little people 'from piskies to buccas to spriggans'.

20061210

Stories of the myths and legends from the Penwith peninsula in Cornwall.

1/5.

A tale about the little people 'from piskies to buccas to spriggans'.

Stories of the myths and legends from the Penwith peninsula in Cornwall. 1/5. A tale about the little people 'from piskies to buccas to spriggans'.

20061217

Stories of the myths and legends from the Penwith peninsula in Cornwall.

2/5.

Stories about the giants who built the landscape, from Cormelian to Bolster.

20061217

Stories of the myths and legends from the Penwith peninsula in Cornwall.

2/5.

Stories about the giants who built the landscape, from Cormelian to Bolster.

Stories of the myths and legends from the Penwith peninsula in Cornwall. 2/5. Stories about the giants who built the landscape, from Cormelian to Bolster.

20070107

Stories of the myths and legends from the Penwith peninsula in Cornwall. 3/5. Tales about pirates, smugglers and wreckers on the coast of Penwith.

20070114

Stories of the myths and legends from the Penwith peninsula in Cornwall. 4/5. Chilling, dark love stories.

20070121

Stories of the myths and legends from the Penwith peninsula in Cornwall.

5/5. Mermaids, stone circles and the spirit world are in this final mix of traditional tales from Cornwall.

Adapted from stories by Robert Hunt and William Botterell. Told by David Shaw, Diana Berriman, Amanda Richardson, Harry Glasson and children from St Just School in Penwith.

0320070107

Stories of the myths and legends from the Penwith peninsula in Cornwall.

3/5.

Tales about pirates, smugglers and wreckers on the coast of Penwith.

0320070107

Stories of the myths and legends from the Penwith peninsula in Cornwall.

3/5.

Tales about pirates, smugglers and wreckers on the coast of Penwith.

0420070114

Stories of the myths and legends from the Penwith peninsula in Cornwall.

4/5.

Chilling, dark love stories.

0420070114

Stories of the myths and legends from the Penwith peninsula in Cornwall.

4/5.

Chilling, dark love stories.

0520070121

Stories of the myths and legends from the Penwith peninsula in Cornwall.

5/5.

Mermaids, stone circles and the spirit world are in this final mix of traditional tales from Cornwall.

Adapted from stories by Robert Hunt and William Botterell.

Told by David Shaw, Diana Berriman, Amanda Richardson, Harry Glasson and children from St Just School in Penwith.

0520070121

Stories of the myths and legends from the Penwith peninsula in Cornwall.

5/5.

Mermaids, stone circles and the spirit world are in this final mix of traditional tales from Cornwall.

Adapted from stories by Robert Hunt and William Botterell.

Told by David Shaw, Diana Berriman, Amanda Richardson, Harry Glasson and children from St Just School in Penwith.

AR0120050502

Series of folk tales from Penwith in Cornwall, told by local people intercut with a range of opinion on the origins of this ancient material.

All this week the afternoon story goes to Penwith in Cornwall to seek out stories of giants, little people, wild spirits, mermAIDS, smugglers and pirates.

What follows is an intoxicating mix of tale told by local people intercut with a range of opinion on the origins of this ancient material.

AR0120050502

Series of folk tales from Penwith in Cornwall, told by local people intercut with a range of opinion on the origins of this ancient material.

All this week the afternoon story goes to Penwith in Cornwall to seek out stories of giants, little people, wild spirits, mermAIDS, smugglers and pirates.

What follows is an intoxicating mix of tale told by local people intercut with a range of opinion on the origins of this ancient material.

AR0220050503
AR0220050503
AR0320050504
AR0320050504
AR0420050505
AR0420050505
AR05 LAST20050506
AR05 LAST20050506