Mixing folk tale with fantasy, and history with myth, Booker-nominated writer Mick Jackson explores some little-known chapters in England's past.
Today's story remembers the Circus Bears of Bristol and the day they revolted.
Adapted from his collection 'Bears Of England'.
Reader: Ian Holm
Music by Lorraine Bowen.
Producer: Karen Rose
A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4.
Ian Holm reads Mick Jackson's mythical tale about the day the Circus Bears rebelled.