Telling The World

Series of stories from cultures and folklore around the world.

Episodes

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20071112

Series of stories from cultures and folklore around the world.

1/5. The Girl Who Fell

Nick Hennessey tells the creation story from the Karelian epic The Kalevala, an ancient myth from the Finno-Ugric people of the Baltic. It starts at the very beginning, with the ocean and the wind.

20071113

Series of stories from cultures and folklore around the world.

2/5. Lord Shiva and the Death Boon.

Peter Chand tells his version of a story from the Punjab via Wolverhampton.

20071114

Series of stories from cultures and folklore around the world.

3/5. Baucis and Philemon

Daniel Morden tells one of Ovid's timeless tales of transformation, drawing on classical mythology to illustrate the power of enduring love.

20071115

Series of stories from cultures and folklore around the world.

4/5. The Glamoury Ointment

Hugh Lupton tells a story from English folklore featuring the powerful magic of the fair.

20071116

Series of stories from cultures and folklore around the world.

5/5. Tortoise and Hare

Jan Blake tells a tale from Ghana which serves as an uncompromising warning to those who refuse to hear what their ears are telling them.

AR01The Girl Who Fell

AR01The Girl Who Fell2007111220090830

Nick Hennessey tells the creation story from the Karelian epic The Kalevala.

Nick Hennessey tells the creation story from the Karelian epic The Kalevala, an ancient myth from the Finno-Ugric people of the Baltic.

It starts at the very beginning, with the ocean and the wind.

AR01The Girl Who Fell *2007111220090830

Nick Hennessey tells the creation story from the Karelian epic The Kalevala.

Nick Hennessey tells the creation story from the Karelian epic The Kalevala, an ancient myth from the Finno-Ugric people of the Baltic.

It starts at the very beginning, with the ocean and the wind.

A Watershed Partnership production for BBC Radio 4.

AR02Lord Shiva And The Death Boon2007111320090906

Peter Chand tells his version of a story from the Punjab, via Wolverhampton.

A Watershed Partnership production for BBC Radio 4.

AR02Lord Shiva And The Death Boon2007111320090906

Peter Chand tells his version of a story from the Punjab, via Wolverhampton.

A Watershed Partnership production for BBC Radio 4.

AR03Baucis And Philemon2007111420090913

Daniel Morden tells one of Ovid's timeless tales, illustrating the power of enduring love.

Daniel Morden tells one of Ovid's timeless tales of transformation, drawing on classical mythology to illustrate the power of enduring love.

AR03Baucis And Philemon2007111420090913

Daniel Morden tells one of Ovid's timeless tales, illustrating the power of enduring love.

Daniel Morden tells one of Ovid's timeless tales of transformation, drawing on classical mythology to illustrate the power of enduring love.

AR04The Glamoury Ointment20071121

AR04The Glamoury Ointment *2007111520090920

Hugh Lupton tells a story from English folklore featuring the powerful magic of the fair.

AR04The Glamoury Ointment *2007111520090920

Hugh Lupton tells a story from English folklore featuring the powerful magic of the fair.

AR05Tortoise And Hunter20071122

AR05 LASTTortoise And Hare20071116

Jan Blake tells a tale from Ghana which serves as an uncompromising warning to those who refuse to hear what their ears are telling them.

AR05 LASTTortoise And Hare20071116

Jan Blake tells a tale from Ghana which serves as an uncompromising warning to those who refuse to hear what their ears are telling them.