White Magic

Five stories from Wales with a magical theme

Episodes

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20040725

1/5. A Year in Porth Nant: By Sian Preece. Five stories from Wales with a magical theme. The discovery of an old spell has unexpected results. Read by Sara McGaughey.

20040801

Five stories from Wales on a little magic in modern lives.

2/5. The Blackberry Season

By Jo Mazelis

According to superstition, blackberries picked after 6th October are poisonous because the devil spat on them. What better fruit to serve to an enemy?

Read by Siriol Jenkins.

Then Sailing By.

20040815

Five stories from Wales on a little magic in modern lives.

4/5. Auntie Shar's Seasoning

By Gee Williams

When a Goan mail-order bride drops in at a women's centre, it isn't to take refuge but to offer assistance.

Read by Clare Isaac.

Produced by Alison Hindell

Then Sailing By.

20040822

Stories from Wales.

5/5

Mrs Picano's Bakery, by Celia Bryce.

When Mr Picano loses his job, his wife's business begins to suffer, until a strange visitor arrives in the garden.

Read by Katherine Dimery

Then Sailing By.

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Daphne Glazer remembers her mother, "a little firebrand", who opened her own chemist's shop in 1920s Sheffield. Producer Gillian Hush

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Unknown: Daphne Glazer

Producer: Gillian Hush

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Daphne Glazer remembers her mother as "a little firebrand" who opened her own chemist's shop in 1920s Sheffield. Producer Gillian Hush Rpt

GENOME:
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Unknown: Daphne Glazer

Producer: Gillian Hush Rpt

AR01A Year In Porth Nant2003090120040725

by Sian Preece.

The discovery of an old spell has unexpected results.

Read by Sara McGaughey.

AR01A Year In Porth Nant2003090120040725

by Sian Preece.

The discovery of an old spell has unexpected results.

Read by Sara McGaughey.

AR02The Blackberry Season2003090220040801

by Jo Mazelis.

According to superstition, blackberries picked after 6th October are poisonous because the devil spat on them.

What better fruit to serve to an enemy?

Read by Siriol Jenkins

AR02The Blackberry Season2003090220040801

by Jo Mazelis.

According to superstition, blackberries picked after 6th October are poisonous because the devil spat on them.

What better fruit to serve to an enemy?

Read by Siriol Jenkins

AR03The Notorious Daughters Of Venus2003090320040808

by Ceri Jordan.

A writer is persuaded that two local spinsters are practising black magic.

How else will the village become famous? Read by Eiry Thomas.

AR03The Notorious Daughters Of Venus2003090320040808

by Ceri Jordan.

A writer is persuaded that two local spinsters are practising black magic.

How else will the village become famous? Read by Eiry Thomas.

AR04Auntie Shar's Reasoning2003090420040815

When a Goan mail-order bride drops in at a women's centre, it isn't to take refuge but to offer assistance.

Read by Clare Isaac.

Produced by Alison Hindell

AR04Auntie Shar's Reasoning2003090420040815

When a Goan mail-order bride drops in at a women's centre, it isn't to take refuge but to offer assistance.

Read by Clare Isaac.

Produced by Alison Hindell

AR05 LASTMrs Picano's Bakery2003090520040822

by Celia Bryce.

When Mr Picano loses his job, his wife's bakery business starts to suffer.

Until the arrival of a strange visitor in the garden.

Read by Kathryn Dimery.

AR05 LASTMrs Picano's Bakery2003090520040822

by Celia Bryce.

When Mr Picano loses his job, his wife's bakery business starts to suffer.

Until the arrival of a strange visitor in the garden.

Read by Kathryn Dimery.