Forest Tales [Colin Haydn Evans]

Episodes

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01Tristan And Iselda20130910 (BBC7)
20130911 (BBC7)
20160321 (BBC7)

Travellers tell tales to dispel the shadows. But in the woods, something is listening.

Fleeing plague and war, travellers tell tales to dispel the shadows. But in the woods, someone or something is listening.

Fleeing plague and war, travellers tell tales to dispel the shadows. But in the woods, someone or something is listening.

01Tristan And Iselda, By Colin Haydn Evans1996080720160321 (BBC7)
20180424 (BBC7)
Travellers tell tales to dispel the shadows. But in the woods, something is listening.

Five travellers fleeing plague and war tell tales to dispel the night shadows

Princess Iselda is betrothed to the old King, but doesn't want to marry him. When his son arrives to collect her, she takes drastic action - in this traveller's tale told by Guy.

14th-century France: in the mysterious Forest of Lussac, fleeing plague and war, five travellers (Guy, Constance, Gerard, Dame Ghislaine and Joan) tell tales to dispel the night shadows. But outside the firelight someone else is listening...

Three-part drama by Colin Haydn Evans.

Starring Michael Povey as Gerard, John Webb as Guy, Christine Pritchard as Dame Ghislane, Richard Elfyn as Tristan, Manon Edwards as Melusine, Elusine Jones as Constance and Julie Higginson as Iselda.

Director: Alison Hindell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1996.

02A Tale Of Three Beds1996081420130911 (BBC7)
20130912 (BBC7)
20160322 (BBC7)
20180425 (BBC7)

A Romanian bedroom romp entertains the fugitives, while Melusine's presence haunts them.

A bedroom romp from Romania entertains the fugitives, while Melusine's presence still haunts them. Stars Lynne Seymour.

Five travellers fleeing plague and war tell tales to dispel the night shadows

A cheery bedroom romp from Romania told by Constance entertains the fugitives, while Melusine's presence still haunts them.

14th-century France: In the mysterious Forest of Lussac, fleeing plague and war, five travellers tell tales to dispel the night shadows. But outside the firelight someone else is listening.

Three-part drama by Colin Haydn Evans.

Starring Eluned Jones as Constance, Michael Povey as Gerard, John Webb as Guy, Christine Pritchard as Dame Ghislane, Richard Elfyn as Tristan, Manon Edwards as Melusine, Lynne Seymour as Nicola, Nia Davis as Joan, Lynn Hunter as Wife, John Hartley as Innkeeper, Rolant Prys as Arianno and Keiron Self as Pennuchio.

Director: Alison Hindell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1996.

03The Story Of Melusine1996082120130912 (BBC7)
20160323 (BBC7)
20180426 (BBC7)

How the water spirit married Raymond of Poitou and gave birth to his children.

How the water spirit married Raymond of Poitou and gave birth to his children. And how he broke a vow. Stars Michael Povey.

Five travellers fleeing plague and war tell tales to dispel the night shadows

Ghislaine tells how the water spirit married Raymond of Poitou and gave birth to his children. And how he broke a vow.

14th-century France: In the mysterious Forest of Lussac, fleeing plague and war, five travellers tell tales to dispel the night shadows. But outside the firelight someone else is listening.

Conclusion of the three-part drama by Colin Haydn Evans.

Starring Manon Edwards as Melusine, Michael Povey as Gerard, John Webb as Guy, Christine Pritchard as Dame Ghislane, Eluned Jones as Constance, Geraint Owen as Raymond and Nia Davis as Joan,

Director: Alison Hindell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1996.

03 LASTThe Story Of Melusine20130912 (BBC7)
20130913 (BBC7)
How the water spirit married Raymond of Poitou and gave birth to his children.

How the water spirit married Raymond of Poitou and gave birth to his children. And how he broke a vow. Stars Michael Povey.