James Ellis Stories [Storytellers]

Episodes

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01The Miller\u2019s Tale20190728

A selection of folk stories adapted and read by the celebrated Northern Irish actor James Ellis.
James Ellis was best known as an actor in theatre, radio and television – including Z Cars and Ballykissangel amongst many others – however he was also an accomplished linguist and enjoyed translating stories and folk tales from other languages. Recorded with an intimate audience of friends around the fire in Corradreenan Farmhouse at the Ulster Folk Museum, this selection of stories features tales of death and the devil, misfortune and miserliness, hardship and heroism, all told with his characteristic light-hearted humour.

Reader ….. James Ellis
Writer ….. James Ellis
Producer ….. Heather Brennon

A priest takes drastic action to save his flock.

Drama from Radio Ulster.

01The Miller\u2019s Tale2019072820190801 (RU)

A selection of folk stories adapted and read by the celebrated Northern Irish actor James Ellis.
James Ellis was best known as an actor in theatre, radio and television – including Z Cars and Ballykissangel amongst many others – however he was also an accomplished linguist and enjoyed translating stories and folk tales from other languages. Recorded with an intimate audience of friends around the fire in Corradreenan Farmhouse at the Ulster Folk Museum, this selection of stories features tales of death and the devil, misfortune and miserliness, hardship and heroism, all told with his characteristic light-hearted humour.

Reader ….. James Ellis
Writer ….. James Ellis
Producer ….. Heather Brennon

A priest takes drastic action to save his flock.

Drama from Radio Ulster.

01The Miller's Tale2019072820190801 (RU)

A selection of folk stories adapted and read by the celebrated Northern Irish actor James Ellis.
James Ellis was best known as an actor in theatre, radio and television – including Z Cars and Ballykissangel amongst many others – however he was also an accomplished linguist and enjoyed translating stories and folk tales from other languages. Recorded with an intimate audience of friends around the fire in Corradreenan Farmhouse at the Ulster Folk Museum, this selection of stories features tales of death and the devil, misfortune and miserliness, hardship and heroism, all told with his characteristic light-hearted humour.

Reader ….. James Ellis
Writer ….. James Ellis
Producer ….. Heather Brennon

A priest takes drastic action to save his flock.

Drama from Radio Ulster.

02Scully\u2019s Goat20190728

A selection of folk stories adapted and read by the celebrated Northern Irish actor James Ellis.
James Ellis was best known as an actor in theatre, radio and television – including Z Cars and Ballykissangel amongst many others – however he was also an accomplished linguist and enjoyed translating stories and folk tales from other languages. Recorded with an intimate audience of friends around the fire in Corradreenan Farmhouse at the Ulster Folk Museum, this selection of stories features tales of death and the devil, misfortune and miserliness, hardship and heroism, all told with his characteristic light-hearted humour.

Reader ….. James Ellis
Writer ….. James Ellis
Producer ….. Heather Brennon

A goat escapes the safety of her meadow.

Drama from Radio Ulster.

02Scully\u2019s Goat2019072820190801 (RU)

A selection of folk stories adapted and read by the celebrated Northern Irish actor James Ellis.
James Ellis was best known as an actor in theatre, radio and television – including Z Cars and Ballykissangel amongst many others – however he was also an accomplished linguist and enjoyed translating stories and folk tales from other languages. Recorded with an intimate audience of friends around the fire in Corradreenan Farmhouse at the Ulster Folk Museum, this selection of stories features tales of death and the devil, misfortune and miserliness, hardship and heroism, all told with his characteristic light-hearted humour.

Reader ….. James Ellis
Writer ….. James Ellis
Producer ….. Heather Brennon

A goat escapes the safety of her meadow.

Drama from Radio Ulster.

02Scully's Goat2019072820190801 (RU)

A selection of folk stories adapted and read by the celebrated Northern Irish actor James Ellis.
James Ellis was best known as an actor in theatre, radio and television – including Z Cars and Ballykissangel amongst many others – however he was also an accomplished linguist and enjoyed translating stories and folk tales from other languages. Recorded with an intimate audience of friends around the fire in Corradreenan Farmhouse at the Ulster Folk Museum, this selection of stories features tales of death and the devil, misfortune and miserliness, hardship and heroism, all told with his characteristic light-hearted humour.

Reader ….. James Ellis
Writer ….. James Ellis
Producer ….. Heather Brennon

A goat escapes the safety of her meadow.

Drama from Radio Ulster.

03The Devil20190804

A selection of folk stories adapted and read by the celebrated Northern Irish actor James Ellis.

James Ellis was best known as an actor in theatre, radio and television – including Z Cars and Ballykissangel amongst many others – however he was also an accomplished linguist and enjoyed translating stories and folk tales from other languages.

Recorded with an intimate audience of friends around the fire in Corradreenan Farmhouse at the Ulster Folk Museum, this selection of stories features tales of death and the devil, misfortune and miserliness, hardship and heroism, all told with his characteristic light-hearted humour.

Reader ….. James Ellis
Writer ….. James Ellis
Producer ….. Heather Brennon

An old woman outwits a miserly farmer.

Drama from Radio Ulster.

03The Devil2019080420190808 (RU)

A selection of folk stories adapted and read by the celebrated Northern Irish actor James Ellis.

James Ellis was best known as an actor in theatre, radio and television – including Z Cars and Ballykissangel amongst many others – however he was also an accomplished linguist and enjoyed translating stories and folk tales from other languages.

Recorded with an intimate audience of friends around the fire in Corradreenan Farmhouse at the Ulster Folk Museum, this selection of stories features tales of death and the devil, misfortune and miserliness, hardship and heroism, all told with his characteristic light-hearted humour.

Reader ….. James Ellis
Writer ….. James Ellis
Producer ….. Heather Brennon

An old woman outwits a miserly farmer.

Drama from Radio Ulster.

03The Devil20190804

A selection of folk stories adapted and read by the celebrated Northern Irish actor James Ellis.

James Ellis was best known as an actor in theatre, radio and television – including Z Cars and Ballykissangel amongst many others – however he was also an accomplished linguist and enjoyed translating stories and folk tales from other languages.

Recorded with an intimate audience of friends around the fire in Corradreenan Farmhouse at the Ulster Folk Museum, this selection of stories features tales of death and the devil, misfortune and miserliness, hardship and heroism, all told with his characteristic light-hearted humour.

Reader ….. James Ellis
Writer ….. James Ellis
Producer ….. Heather Brennon

An old woman outwits a miserly farmer.

Drama from Radio Ulster.

03The Devil2019080420190808 (RU)

A selection of folk stories adapted and read by the celebrated Northern Irish actor James Ellis.

James Ellis was best known as an actor in theatre, radio and television – including Z Cars and Ballykissangel amongst many others – however he was also an accomplished linguist and enjoyed translating stories and folk tales from other languages.

Recorded with an intimate audience of friends around the fire in Corradreenan Farmhouse at the Ulster Folk Museum, this selection of stories features tales of death and the devil, misfortune and miserliness, hardship and heroism, all told with his characteristic light-hearted humour.

Reader ….. James Ellis
Writer ….. James Ellis
Producer ….. Heather Brennon

An old woman outwits a miserly farmer.

Drama from Radio Ulster.

04The Umbrella20190804

A selection of folk stories adapted and read by the celebrated Northern Irish actor James Ellis.

James Ellis was best known as an actor in theatre, radio and television – including Z Cars and Ballykissangel amongst many others – however he was also an accomplished linguist and enjoyed translating stories and folk tales from other languages.

Recorded with an intimate audience of friends around the fire in Corradreenan Farmhouse at the Ulster Folk Museum, this selection of stories features tales of death and the devil, misfortune and miserliness, hardship and heroism, all told with his characteristic light-hearted humour.

Reader ….. James Ellis
Writer ….. James Ellis
Producer ….. Heather Brennon

Mrs McIvor saves her household budget with a little white lie.

Drama from Radio Ulster.

04The Umbrella2019080420190808 (RU)

A selection of folk stories adapted and read by the celebrated Northern Irish actor James Ellis.

James Ellis was best known as an actor in theatre, radio and television – including Z Cars and Ballykissangel amongst many others – however he was also an accomplished linguist and enjoyed translating stories and folk tales from other languages.

Recorded with an intimate audience of friends around the fire in Corradreenan Farmhouse at the Ulster Folk Museum, this selection of stories features tales of death and the devil, misfortune and miserliness, hardship and heroism, all told with his characteristic light-hearted humour.

Reader ….. James Ellis
Writer ….. James Ellis
Producer ….. Heather Brennon

Mrs McIvor saves her household budget with a little white lie.

Drama from Radio Ulster.

04The Umbrella20190804

A selection of folk stories adapted and read by the celebrated Northern Irish actor James Ellis.

James Ellis was best known as an actor in theatre, radio and television – including Z Cars and Ballykissangel amongst many others – however he was also an accomplished linguist and enjoyed translating stories and folk tales from other languages.

Recorded with an intimate audience of friends around the fire in Corradreenan Farmhouse at the Ulster Folk Museum, this selection of stories features tales of death and the devil, misfortune and miserliness, hardship and heroism, all told with his characteristic light-hearted humour.

Reader ….. James Ellis
Writer ….. James Ellis
Producer ….. Heather Brennon

Mrs McIvor saves her household budget with a little white lie.

Drama from Radio Ulster.

04The Umbrella2019080420190808 (RU)

A selection of folk stories adapted and read by the celebrated Northern Irish actor James Ellis.

James Ellis was best known as an actor in theatre, radio and television – including Z Cars and Ballykissangel amongst many others – however he was also an accomplished linguist and enjoyed translating stories and folk tales from other languages.

Recorded with an intimate audience of friends around the fire in Corradreenan Farmhouse at the Ulster Folk Museum, this selection of stories features tales of death and the devil, misfortune and miserliness, hardship and heroism, all told with his characteristic light-hearted humour.

Reader ….. James Ellis
Writer ….. James Ellis
Producer ….. Heather Brennon

Mrs McIvor saves her household budget with a little white lie.

Drama from Radio Ulster.