- First broadcast 20010101
Tales The Countess Told
By Stephen Wyatt.
Eleanor Bron stars as the Countess D'Aulnoy, who read her fairy tales to enraptured audiences in the salons of 17th-century Paris.
The adventures of princesses, serpents, yellow dwarves and tiny pagodas mirror the equally colourful life of the Countess.
Directed by Claire Grove