Telling The World

Series of stories from cultures and folklore around the world.

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Episodes

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AR01The Girl Who Fell2007111220090830

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.

AR02Lord Shiva And The Death Boon2007111320090906

Peter Chand tells his version of a story from the Punjab, via Wolverhampton.

A Watershed Partnership production for BBC Radio 4.

AR03Baucis And Philemon2007111420090913

Daniel 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.

AR04The Glamoury Ointment *2007111520090920

Hugh Lupton tells a story from English folklore featuring the powerful magic of the fair.

AR05 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.