Once Upon A Time [documentary]

An exploration of the dark, sinister and enchanted world of fairy tales. Michael Rosen, AS Byatt and Richard Mabey take us into the woods - the realm where magic lurks, stange things happen, evil is vanquished and (usually) good prevails. Why do these tales and myths continue to exert such a powerful fascination for children and adults alike?

An exploration of the dark, sinister and enchanted world of fairy tales.

Michael Rosen, As Byatt and Richard Mabey take us into the woods - the realm where magic lurks, stange things happen, evil is vanquished and (usually) good prevails.

Why do these tales and myths continue to exert such a powerful fascination for children and adults alike?

Michael Rosen, As Byatt and Richard Mabey explore the world of fairy tales.
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An exploration of the dark, sinister and enchanted world of fairy tales. Michael Rosen, AS Byatt and Richard Mabey take us into the woods - the realm where magic lurks, stange things happen, evil is vanquished and (usually) good prevails. Why do these tales and myths continue to exert such a powerful fascination for children and adults alike?

An exploration of the dark, sinister and enchanted world of fairy tales.

Michael Rosen, As Byatt and Richard Mabey take us into the woods - the realm where magic lurks, stange things happen, evil is vanquished and (usually) good prevails.

Why do these tales and myths continue to exert such a powerful fascination for children and adults alike?

Michael Rosen, As Byatt and Richard Mabey explore the world of fairy tales.