Series of stories from cultures and folklore around the world.


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01The Girl Who Fell 2007111220090830
Nick Hennessey tells the creation story from the Karelian epic The Kalevala.
Nick Hennessey tells the creation story from the Karelian epic The Kalevala, an ancient myth from the Finno-Ugric people of the Baltic.
It starts at the very beginning, with the ocean and the wind.
A Watershed Partnership production for BBC Radio 4.
02Lord Shiva And The Death Boon2007111320090906Peter Chand tells his version of a story from the Punjab, via Wolverhampton.
A Watershed Partnership production for BBC Radio 4.
03Baucis And Philemon2007111420090913Daniel Morden tells one of Ovid's timeless tales, illustrating the power of enduring love.
Daniel Morden tells one of Ovid's timeless tales of transformation, drawing on classical mythology to illustrate the power of enduring love.
04The Glamoury Ointment 2007111520090920Hugh Lupton tells a story from English folklore featuring the powerful magic of the fair.
05Tortoise And Hunter20071122  
05 LASTTortoise And Hare20071116 Jan Blake tells a tale from Ghana which serves as an uncompromising warning to those who refuse to hear what their ears are telling them.

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