Tales From The Statue

Where can you hear a raven enter a whale's belly, seven sisters climbing down a well, and meet your heart's desire? In Manhattan's Central Park at the Hans Christian Andersen Statue.

In Tales From The Statue, one of the UK's top storytellers, Sally Pomme Clayton, brings us some of the best stories told in Central Park.

She also reveals why we need stories now more than ever.

Why fans of stories gather at Han Christian Andersen's statue in New York's Central Park.

Sally Pomme Clayton examines the nature, impact and worth of stories and storytelling.

The title of the programme relates to a statue in Manhattan's Central Park of one of literature's greatest storytellers, Hans Christian Andersen which, since the '60s, has become a Saturday venue for people to tell and listen to stories.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

Sally Pomme Clayton talks about Han Christian Andersen's statue in NY's Central Park.

4 Extra Debut. Sally Pomme Clayton reveals why fans of stories gather at Han Christian Andersen's statue in New York's Central Park. From August 2003.


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Where can you hear a raven enter a whale's belly, seven sisters climbing down a well, and meet your heart's desire? In Manhattan's Central Park at the Hans Christian Andersen Statue.

In Tales From The Statue, one of the UK's top storytellers, Sally Pomme Clayton, brings us some of the best stories told in Central Park.

She also reveals why we need stories now more than ever.

Why fans of stories gather at Han Christian Andersen's statue in New York's Central Park.

Sally Pomme Clayton examines the nature, impact and worth of stories and storytelling.

The title of the programme relates to a statue in Manhattan's Central Park of one of literature's greatest storytellers, Hans Christian Andersen which, since the '60s, has become a Saturday venue for people to tell and listen to stories.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

Sally Pomme Clayton talks about Han Christian Andersen's statue in NY's Central Park.

4 Extra Debut. Sally Pomme Clayton reveals why fans of stories gather at Han Christian Andersen's statue in New York's Central Park. From August 2003.