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The Wheelie People

Wheelie People

An unusual story from Ancient Greece about the meaning of love, originally told in Plato’s Symposium.

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Andromeda and Perseus

Andromeda and the sea monster and Perseus

Princess Andromeda tells us how she was rescued from a ghastly sea monster by the Greek hero Perseus. We learn about Perseus’s secret weapon, the snaky head of Medusa that can turn men to stone.

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Pygmalion

pygmalion - galatia

A sculptor on the island of Cyprus scorns all women until he falls in love with a statue that he has made.

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The Labours of Heracles Part 2

We continue the adventures of the Greek Hero Heracles (Hercules to the Romans). In this part we hear about Labours 7 to 12 and a lesser known follow-up for poor Heracles – his imprisonment by Queen Omphale when he had to dress up as a girl! If you missed Labours 1- 6, you can find […]

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The Labours of Heracles Part 1

Heracles (Hercules in Latin) was the the strong-man of the ancient world. He performed twelve labours, and we tell you about the first 6 in

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Song: Wine Dark Sea

A haunting and romantic song about Jason and Medea, to go with the story of the Golden Fleece.

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Jason and Medea Part Four: the Escape

The final part of Jason and Medea., the story of the golden fleece. Jason must sow the field of Ares with dragons teeth which will jump up into an army of skeleton men. Then Jason and Medea must escape. And there is a twist in the end of the tale.

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Song: Upstart Greek

An uptempo, amusing song about Jason and the Golden Fleece. We hope you will find this fun ! The words are a bit of a tongue-twister.

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Jason and Medea Part Three: Princess Medea

Princess Medea takes up the story. Jason has come with the Argonauts to Colchis to seek the Golden Fleece for Greece. Medea falls in love with Jason and decides to help him.

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Song: Row On Boys

Row On – A bluesy rowing song for Jason and Medea sung by Gabriella Burnel

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