Fairy Tales

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Snow White and Rose Red

Snow White Rose Red

It’s a long time since we have given you a Brothers Grimm story. We had somehow overlooked this charming tale. The “Snow White” of the title is not related to the more famous Snow White who met the seven dwarfs. This Snow White is the sister of Rose Red. The two girls live in the... Read more » Read More

The Moscow Cat

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A strong and independent cat from Moscow runs away to live in the forrest. A story that is half realistic - in fact based on a real cat - and half traditional Russian fairy tale. Read More

The Flying Horse Part 2

Weeping Princess from Flying Horse

Our prince must fight a whole army. Can he survive? What will become of his love the princess? And what of the magician who made the enchanted horse? Read More

The Flying Horse Part 1

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Part fairytale, part science fiction, this story from the 1001 Nights is full of wonder. An inventor presents the King of Persia with an enchanted horse. His son flies off to meet a beautiful princess, but there is trouble in store. Read More

Hansel and Gretel with Music from the Opera

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Our extra-special production brings you a delightful introduction to opera. Our production of Hansel and Gretel by Englebert Humperdinck is specially crafted for children but anyone who loves music will delight in it. Read More

Three Bright Aesop Tales

The Sun looks down on the earth and sees all the human folly. He tells three tales or "fables": The Milkmaid, Juno and the Peacock, and The Sun and the North Wind. Read More

The Bull and the Donkey

Download the audio Click to Play, Right Click to Save As Sherehezade is married to the Sultan. All his many previous brides have been beheaded the morning after their wedding. Her plan to stay alive is to keep the terrible tyrant amused with stories, always leaving him wanting more. Her first story is an amusing... Read more » Read More