Quite a few of the classic fairy tale themes: the maiden in the tower, the baby taken at birth by a wicked witch, an enchanted but forbidden garden – and the iconic image of a maiden lowering her long tresses of golden hair down to her prince.
Bonzo the dog – otherwise known as Astropup – is taken away from his family and sent into space along with a cat and a parrot. Bonzo tells the exciting and scary story in his own words.
The planet of the cats. Our space series takes an eerie turn as the three animals explore the far away place that the space-ship has brought them to. Who will rule this unknown world?
A princess comes to the rescue of her brothers who have been turned into six swans. She has to contend with not only a wicked step-mother, but a wicked mother-in-law too.
A poor shoemaker receives some unexpected help just when he needs it most. When it is close to Christmas he and his wife decided to give a gift in return.
A masterpiece by Hans Christian Andersen, full of the strange beauty of ice-cold winter, and the warmth of true love. Kay is kidnapped by the Snow Queen. His childhood sweetheart, Gerda, goes in search of him, and travels across a magical landscape to the frozen North.
Gerda searches for Kay who has been kidnapped by the beautiful Snow Queen. Her journey brings her to a witch with a lovely garden where it is always warm summer. Gerda forgets about Kay until she notices that just one flower is missing from the garden.
The final part is the most magical yet, taking us across the frozen landscapes of Finland and Lapland under the dazzling Northern Lights – to the palace of the Snow Queen.
A princess is spoiled and unable to appreciate the gifts of natural beauty that her prince sends her. And then she sees a clever little toy that she really, really wants. It belongs to the keeper of the Emperor’s pigs – the Imperial Swineherd.
This is the classic story of somebody who is a bit different – by Hans Christian-Andersen.